Most of my time now is spent in tracking updates on COVID-19: Harbhajan Singh
By: PTI |

Published: March 25, 2020 7:44:28 pm


Harbhajan Singh Harbhajan Singh is spending time tracking updates on coronavirus outbreak and is hoping that this too shall move. (File Photo)

Sport is now the very last thing on Harbhajan Singh’s thoughts and because the world grapples with the COVID-19 pandemic, the cricketer is spending time tracking updates on the unprecedented disaster and hoping that this too shall move.

Like all others, the veteran spinner is together with his household (spouse Geeta and daughter Hinaya) in Mumbai, hoping that scientists and docs would make a breakthrough to deal with pandemic that has claimed greater than 20,000 lives.

“You see life from a completely different perspective in these times of crisis. Sport is farthest from your mind at this point in time. Now that I am home, I am spending most of my time reading anything and everything about COVID-19,” Harbhajan informed PTI on Wednesday.

So what precisely does he learn?

“I try to read every authentic piece of information available. All updates provided by the government about the current situation. And yes, most importantly, I try to read and find out what kind of breakthrough scientists, biologists and doctors are making.”

“You need to keep your spirits up and be self motivated in these trying times. Any positive information lifts your spirits,” the 39-year-old mentioned.

Harbhajan was in Chennai on the CSK pre-season camp when the IPL received postponed. While this is a pressured break from his busy schedule, which additionally consists of commentary, he is attending to spend some valuable time together with his spouse and daughter.

“Me and my wife do yoga together in the morning. We are now taking time out to play scrabble and darts in the evening. At times, we watch a movie together,” he mentioned.

The better part is spending time together with his three-year-old daughter, taking part in along with her.

“The break has given me an opportunity to spend quality time with Hinaya. It’s really joyful when I get to play with her. It lifts my spirit. Right now all I want is everybody to be safe,” he added.

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