Cricket | Playing ludo online is helping the team bond, says Mandhana

Star opener Smriti Mandhana on April 13 revealed the Indian ladies cricket team has traded the bat and ball for cube as gamers are bonding over video games of online ludo amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

All cricketing actions throughout the world have both been referred to as off or postponed attributable to the coronavirus outbreak.

The BCCI on April 13 tweeted a video of Ms. Mandhana speaking about how she was spending day off the discipline.

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“We, all friends together play ludo online, so that keeps us all bonded, all the teammates,” Ms. Mandhana stated.

The ace batter, like different athletes, has turned to dwelling exercises to remain bodily match.

“Staying fit is very important, so I am working out. I keep in touch with the trainer and receive feedback. He keeps sending us all the workouts that we need to follow,” she stated.

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The 23-year-old is having fun with time together with her household, attempting her hand at cooking and helping out in different family chores.

“The other thing I like is spending time with my family. We play a lot of cards together. I keep helping mom with cooking. I guess washing utensils has become a part of my daily routine and I love troubling my brother as well. It’s my favourite pass time,” the opener stated.

“The third thing I love doing is watching movies. I am a big movie buff. So, I make sure I watch two-three movies a week. Not many, because I don’t want to get addicted. I want to spend time with my family.”

The world quantity 4 ODI batter revealed that she enjoys sleeping for hours the most. “The best thing is sleeping. I make sure I sleep for at least 10 hours to keep myself happy the entire day,” she added.

Ms. Mandhana additionally urged folks to follow social distancing and keep indoors throughout the lockdown.

“Stay home, stay safe and keep yourself physically and mentally fit.”

India has been in lockdown since March 25, a step taken to be able to cease the unfold of the contagion.

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