A sport requires both mental and physical balance. However, we may not realize how much pressure we put on budding youngsters. Most of the times it is speculation, people tend to make it more than it is. However, sometimes young players get under so much competitive pressure, it becomes tough to survive.
Since the game becomes so competitive at such a young level, there is tremendous pressure on each and every player. If any player is not at their best, it is highly likely they may not get a chance again.
Tripura U-19 player found dead in her apartment
A very saddening and shocking event has taken place. Tripura U-19 women’s cricket team player, Ayanti Reang, has been found dead at her residence. The 16-year-old was found hanging from the ceiling of her room on Tuesday night.
There was no official word on the cause of her death. The youngest of four siblings, Ayanti was a member of Tripura’s Under-19 team for the last one year. She has also played a T20 tournament for the state in U-23 age group. She hailed from the Reang tribe from Tainani village under Udaipur sub-division, about 90 kilometres from state capital Agartala.
Commenting on her death, Tripura Cricket Association (TCA) secretary Timir Chanda said the state has lost an upcoming talent. TCA states their sadness and indicate that this event was very saddening and shocking for the entire board.
“She has been part of the state team from Under-16 days. She was quite promising. The news has left us in deep shock,” Chanda told news agency PTI from Agartala.
There has been a lot of speculation about her having mental health. However seeing the statement of TCA, they did not seem aware of her family problems.
Towards all this, Chanda said- “She was doing perfectly fine till last season and then everything was closed because of the lockdown. We conducted some online classes but we were not aware about her family problems.”
We pray for strength for her family and may her soul rest in peace.