The coronavirus pandemic has emerged as the crisis for the sporting calendar of 2020, with the Tokyo Olympics and football’s European Championship being two of the biggest casualties. Cricket has also suffered similar difficulties with all international matches suspended with the future of tournaments like the Indian Premier League (IPL) seems to be in jeopardy.
In such a crisis situation, trick shot videos have become the staple on social media. From footballers to cricketers, many have showcased some of their talents by posting videos on social media. But one man doesn’t seem to be too impressed with the happenings. Australia’s veteran all-rounder, Glenn Maxwell took a hilariously mocked those posting their TikTok trick shot videos on social media with a video of his own.
Captioning the video on his Twitter account, he wrote: “How do you know you’ve lost it? When TikToks take up a majority of your day…”
How do you know you’ve lost it? When TikToks take up a majority of your day… pic.twitter.com/6IARBiJwyx
— Glenn Maxwell (@Gmaxi_32) April 6, 2020
In October 2019, Maxwell took break from international cricket in order to take care of his mental health. Last month, the all-rounder shared his struggles with depression, saying he wanted his “arm to be broken” during the 2019 World Cup, hoping it would be an “easy escape” from international cricket as he was desperately needed a break.
Glenn Maxwell had played a Twenty20 series in October 2019 against Sri Lanka and he recalled how he wasn’t enjoying anything despite a good show with the bat. He had taken a mental health break after Australia took an unassailable 2-0 lead in the series. Maxwell eventually returned to lead the Big Bash League (BBL) franchise Melbourne Stars and was named in the team of the tournament.
Meanwhile, the number of coronavirus positive patients in India went past 4400 with 114 people losing their lives on Thursday, as per the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR).
The entire world is slowly moving towards a lockdown due to the scare of the ever-escalating situation concerning the World Health Organisation-recognized pandemic that is the Coronavirus. Everything- schools, colleges, airports, railway stations, gyms, sporting events, movies, offices- have been put under lockdown as the world continues to self-isolate in order to control the pandemic.