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Everyone should be a sports fan!

Everyone should be a sports fan!

Yesterday was a euphoric day for Indians when our team beat #Australia in a Test match held in Australia. #Cricket fans joy knew no bounds but at the same time, even non-cricket fans joined the celebrations and congratulating the team across social platforms. #Sports has something that unites, binds people into one big community and each member of the community experience a kindred spirit and feel closer even to the stranger. Sports fans have a common language, which makes conversations and understanding easier across generations and various backgrounds. You always have something to talk about. Fans feel ecstatic when their team wins, upset when a player is hurt, and sad when the team loses. Sport is great for mental health too as it boosts your testosterone and oxytocin levels. Sports help you get that short escape from your daily routine, even if it is for few hours, you are awayRead More

Spot the turnaround specialists in your team

Spot the turnaround specialists in your team

Turnarounds are heroic, which is why they can never be predicted. What the Indian lower order did today is one of the finest examples of a turnaround in the world of cricket. Looking at what happened, wise people can say that it’s not a rookie job, if you closely look at the guys involved in the turnaround in this test, you will realize that most of them have scripted a turnaround story in their real lives too. The 29-year-old Thangarasu Natarajan, born in a family with a daily-wage worker in the weaving industry for a father, Thangarasu and a roadside meat seller for a mother, Shantha, Natarajan comes from Chinnappampatti, a tiny village near Salem, Tamil Nadu. He never had enough money for luxuries like cricket gear and shoes. For many years, Natarajan had to think a hundred times before investing in new shoes. His mother cried when she sawRead More