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Twitterati React To Glenn Maxwell’s Indefinite Break From Cricket

Glenn Maxwell, the Australian all-rounder left everyone in shock today, as he decided to take a break from the cricket world because of difficulties experienced by him with regard to his mental health.

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On Thursday, Dr. Michael Lloyd, the psychologist of the team confirmed about the same, following which D’Arcy Short was roped in as the replacement of Glenn Maxwell for the last T20I against Sri Lanka. Confirming the news, Dr. Lloyd said:

“Glenn Maxwell has been experiencing some difficulties with regards to his mental health. As a result, he will spend a short time away from the game. Glenn was proactive in identifying these issues and engaging with support staff,”  

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Ben Oliver, the executive general manager of national teams also confirmed the news and said that the well-being of the players and staff is a priority. He said:

“The well-being of our players and staff is paramount. Glenn has our full support. Cricket Australia will work collaboratively with Cricket Victoria’s support staff to ensure Glenn’s well-being and his reintegration into the game. We ask that everyone gives Glenn and his family and friends space; and respects their privacy at this time,” 

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He added:

He’s a special player and an important part of the Australian cricket family. We hope to see him back in the team during the summer. It’s important we look after Glenn and all our players.”

The news has left everyone in shock. People have already flooded social media with their reactions to this news. Here, have a look at how twitterati reacted:

https://twitter.com/Pratik_S523/status/1189770978466750464?s=20

Unnati Madan

I love watching cricket but writing about it came unexpectedly.

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