Virat Kohli Talks About His Depression

Virat Kohli talks about depression and tough phase of his life on Mark Nicholas's podcast. February 20, by Syed Yusuf

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"Not Just Cricket"

In a conversation with former England player Mark Nicholas on his "Not Just Cricket" podcast, Kohli told that he went through a tough phase in 2014. (Image: VK/Instagram)

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Depressing

"It's not a great feeling to wake up knowing that you won't be able to score runs and I think all batsmen have felt that at some stage that you are not in control of anything at all," Virat recalled. (Image: VK/Instagram)

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Failed Miserably

Kohli had a disastrous tour of England in 2014, he scored 1, 8, 25, 0, 39, 28, 0,7, 6 and 20 in five Tests, averaging 13.40 in his 10 innings. (Image: VK/Instagram)

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A Tour to Forget

"You just don't understand how to get over it. That was a phase when I literally couldn't do anything to overturn things. I felt like I was the loneliest guy in the world," Kohli about England tour. (Image: VK/Instagram)

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Don't Ignore

Kohli believes mental health issues can't be overlooked. "Lot of people suffer with that feeling for longer periods of time, people are not able to get out of it & destroys them." he added. (Image: VK/Instagram)

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King Kohli

Kohli improved his game and fitness after that tour. He roared back to form in the tour of Australia after that, accumulating 692 runs in the Test series. (Image: VK/Instagram)

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