Detail Review: If you have the courage to face the bitterness of truth, then definitely watch ‘Ben Stokes: Phoenix from the Ashes’
Detail Review ‘Ben Stokes: Phoenix from the Ashes’: It is said that if you keep yourself physically fit, exercise daily, play some sport and keep meeting people, then the chances of you getting depression are negligible, but in the last few years many players have told that Mental health has nothing to do with sports. Mental health is still not taken seriously in India. In the year 2014, the Indian cricket team went to England. Young Virat Kohli remembers this tour very badly. Every ball that went out of the stumps, used to take the wicket of Virat Kohli. Virat flopped badly throughout the tour.
It is important for those who play cricket to play well in England. Virat was in the clutches of terrible disappointment after this tour. Neither he could fix his performance and he started doubting his being a cricketer. A talented player cannot tolerate defeat. In the last few years, Virat is again struggling with his mental condition. Whatever may be the reason, it has been almost 3 years since Virat scored a century at the international level. Virat’s batting average in T20, One Day and Test cricket is not of the big guns.
Virat is counted among the most successful captains of India in all three formats. Politics got such a turn that first T20 and then ODI captaincy was taken away from him. He himself walked away from the Test captaincy. Politics affected his game. In 2022, he was able to get his form back in the month of August. Century is still far away from him. After 70 international centuries, Virat’s bat yearned for a century. There is no doubt about his talent, his hard work, his skill, his preparation or his intentions but only he knows the loss of mental strength that has happened to him.
The documentary “Ben Stokes: Phoenix from the Ashes” depicting the mental state of England’s best cricketer Ben Stokes, who has a name similar to Virat Kohli’s favorite slur, was recently released on Amazon Prime Video Is. If you have the guts to bear the bitterness of truth, then do watch this documentary. Such a spirit to win according to the mind is the most important part of Ben Stokes’s life.
England cricketer Ben Stokes is such a name in the world of cricket today that as soon as he comes on the field, terror is born in the heart of the opposing team and thrill in the mind of the audience. Born in New Zealand, Ben’s father was a rugby team coach and his mother was British. Ben came to England at the age of 12 when his father got a chance to coach a rugby team in England. Ben started learning and playing cricket in a small town like Cockermouth. Ben’s talent soon took him from school cricket to club cricket and then soon to England’s national cricket.
Ben’s coin got frozen at the international level while playing in the cricket leagues around the world. In 2017, Ben was made the vice-captain of England and on the same day Ben’s friend Joe Root was made the captain of England. Ben took the England team to new heights with his batting, bowling and fielding around the world. Ben, who came from a small town, became a victim of fame one day.
In September 2017, outside a nightclub in the English city of Bristol, some people started taunting Ben’s two gay friends, which soon turned into a scuffle. Ben had also consumed alcohol, but Ben’s blood boiled due to the insult and assault of his friends. He pushed the boys, a fight broke out and Ben punched one of the boys. The police arrived, Ben was arrested and the case became an international topic of discussion. Ben was removed from cricket. Ben was kept out of the England team for several months. When the decision of the case came and Ben was also acquitted, but this whole incident had a very bad effect on Ben’s mind.
Due to the media trial, Ben and his family had to suffer a lot and Ben hated cricket. Ben’s friends like Stuart Broad or Joe Root gave him a lot of support. Despite his hatred of cricket, Ben threw himself again for himself and England cricket knew his importance so he was given the chance to represent England again and Ben proved his worth in every match after that. Did. Ben emerged as the biggest hero in the team that won the Cricket World Cup to England in 2019. Ben was climbing the stairs of success after that he got another blow in his life.
Ben’s father was suddenly diagnosed with cancer and had to have his middle finger amputated. Cancer is such a disease which usually does not end. Slowly the cancer spread again and Ben’s life was once again in turmoil. Ben’s father died in December 2020. Ben had shifted to New Zealand with his parents for a month and a half to take care of his father. Ben was deeply shocked by the absence of his father, who made Ben a cricket champion since childhood.
Ben had to become the captain of the England cricket team in 2021 as almost the entire team members became victims of Kovid. A few months after getting the captaincy, Ben became troubled by the problem of his mental health. He started getting panic attacks, he started losing himself, started getting angry without any reason, became irritable. Ben said that when you go to play cricket, stay alone in your hotel room, then you realize that you do not have anyone with you. You are alone. This loneliness started yearning Ben and from July 2021, Ben announced a long break from cricket.
Ben Stokes, interviewed by Sam Mendes in the Ben Stokes: Phoenix from the Ashes documentary, prominently shows that the higher one’s stature, the more lonely one must feel. Ben has everything, talent, sports, fame, lots of money from cricket and advertisements, family too but all these are not able to overcome his loneliness. Ben has returned to play cricket. Ben has again started showing charisma on the field but even his family and his friends are not able to overcome Ben’s loneliness. Mental health is such a problem which is not accepted in India.
We are never ready to accept that the ups and downs of life, the surrounding environment, the behavior of unknown people towards you, and many other things affect your thinking and sometimes this effect is not for your good. . Lion child lion child, why does he cry being a boy, you should understand that you are a girl, boys are like that because of jumlas we never accept the truth. Mental health is a serious issue. Ben Stokes: It becomes easier to understand by watching the documentary of Phoenix from the Ashes. Many players have come under its grip. We are all aware of the mental conditions of Australian cricketer Glenn Maxwell, Japanese tennis player Naomi Osaka. Those who say that everything is not taken from the heart, they will understand after watching this documentary that it is not about the heart, it is about the mind.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : September 07, 2022, 18:46 IST
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