England Star Sarah Taylor to Miss World T20 as Anxiety Issues Resurface

England wicketkeeper Sarah Taylor has been dominated out of the World T20 in West Indies in November as a consequence of a relapse of hysteria associated points. This isn’t the primary time that Taylor has been pressured into taking a break as a consequence of related considerations. After the final Girls’s World T20 in 2016, the place managed solely 49 runs from 5 video games, she underwent cognitive behavioral remedy (CBT) to deal with anxiousness associated points.

Taylor, an necessary a part of the Surrey Stars Girls’s Cricket Tremendous League successful marketing campaign has been in fantastic kind this season. She was additionally pivotal for England as she scored a ton in Hove after they squared the three-match collection towards South Africa earlier than ultimately successful it 2-1. Thought-about to be among the many greatest wicketkeepers on this planet, she additionally oversaw England’s collection win over New Zealand.

England coach Mark Robinson has expressed his assist for Taylor, stressing that gamers have to be given time to come back again into the sport.

“It is necessary we see psychological well being in an analogous method to a participant with a bodily harm,” Robinson stated. “You would not threat a participant in the event you felt that enjoying them with an harm would enhance the probabilities of them being out for a very long time or the problem even turning into career-threatening.

“In the mean time, she is not in a spot the place we’d all be comfy that the demanding coaching, enjoying and journey schedule would not doubtlessly put her backwards and make her street to full restoration longer.

“Because the finish of the summer season Sarah hasn’t been capable of prepare totally with the squad as a consequence of not being as match as she would wish to be from a psychological viewpoint.

“Sarah will proceed to coach at Loughborough at a tempo extra suited to the place she is true now with a view to hopefully being totally match within the new 12 months. All of our gamers’ well being and well-being is crucial factor and we must not ever lose sight of that within the intense and demanding world {of professional} sport.”

Amy Jones is predicted to fill in for Taylor as they appear to reclaim the title that they final received in 2009.

First Printed: September 28, 2018, 9:58 PM IST


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