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I had suicidal thoughts on a daily basis from 2009 to 2011: Robin Uthappa

"On days I would just be sitting there and would think to myself on the count of three, I'm going to run and jump off of the balcony but something kind of just held me back"

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Indian cricketer Robin Uthappa has revealed that he suffered from depression and had suicidal thoughts on a daily basis between 2009 and 2011. Uthappa made his India debut in 2006 against England and has till now played 46 ODIs and 13 T20Is. He was also the member of the team, when India lifted the inaugural T20 World Cup of in 2007. "When I made my debut in 2006, I wasn't overtly aware of myself.

A lot of learning and development has happened since then. Right now, I am extremely aware of myself and really clear on my thoughts and myself. It's easier for me to catch myself now ...

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First Published: Thu, June 04 2020. 13:26 IST