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Cricket is one of best anti-depressants

24 February 2024

9:00 AM

24 February 2024

9:00 AM

I love it when the England cricket team flies east in the winter. It means they’re playing in the early morning, UK time, and that’s just when I need them the most. Because cricket is a powerful antidepressant.

Without the sound or sight of bat on ball, early mornings at the moment would hold their usual threat

The fireworks of Bazball have been lighting up the sky for nearly two years now, and as that period has coincided with war and economic doom, the on-field heroics of Ben Stokes and the gang have been particularly welcome.

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