Yuvraj Singh to conduct an anti-doping & anti-corruption education program
This program is aimed at cleaning up the game by removing all sort of negative facets that run through the minds of young cricketers.
Published - Aug 20, 2017 9:34 pm | Updated - Aug 20, 2017 9:34 pm
Indian all-rounder Yuvraj Singh is definitely one of the most adorable figures in the fraternity and he now aims at cleaning up the game. He has announced through his Twitter handle that an anti-doping and anti-corruption program will be conducted for all the Punjab cricketers in the PCA Stadium, Mohali.
This program is aimed at cleaning up the game by removing all sorts of negative facets that run through the minds of young cricketers. A bunch of experts will be giving them counseling about the issue and they will throw light on the darker side of things to ensure the cricketers stay away from it.
We have seen many cricketers over the past who had wonderful opportunities ahead of them but doping, match-fixing or some other corruption based activities halted or ruined their careers. The program will be conducted this Monday, i.e, 21st August as announced by Yuvraj.
Keep Cricket Clean!
His tweet read “Anti-doping & Anti-corruption education program for Cricketers of Punjab at PCA Stadium on 21 August 2017. Thank you.” He also used the hashtag “Keep Cricket Clean” and the term explains the motive behind the campaign.
— yuvraj singh (@YUVSTRONG12) August 20, 2017
Though Yuvraj has not mentioned anything more about the campaign, it’s clear that this program will be conducted to ensure Indian cricket won’t be in the news for the wrong reasons, which happened quite a lot of time over the past few years. Supreme Court’s intervention into the managerial things has turned the tables in Indian cricket and change has been palpable in many ways.
With the dynamics of cricket changing quite drastically, the focus has shifted towards grassroots development in every aspect, including these campaigns which create awareness to the youngsters. Many cricketers in the past like Mohammad Azharuddin, Ajay Jadeja, Vinod Kambli, Sreesanth etc. have been alleged of spot-fixing or match-fixing and that resulted in a chaos in Indian cricket. Yuvraj will probably be monitoring all the activities to ensure the youngsters can understand and stay away from such activities.