Kapil Dev Says Parents Need To Push Their Child For Sports Thomas Cup
Kapil Dev Thomas Cup 2022: Legendary cricketer Kapil Dev feels...
Kapil Dev Thomas Cup 2022: Legendary cricketer Kapil Dev feels that from the day parents of children in India start laying more emphasis on sports, from that day more champions will emerge in various events in the country. Kapil said that although the mentality of parents of children in India towards sports has changed rapidly over the years, but this is not enough. The legendary cricketer made this comment after the Indian men’s badminton team’s historic Thomas Cup win on Sunday.
Kapil said, “I think (it) is because of the parents, not because of the children. Many doctors, scientists and engineers come out of our country because their parents want them to make them. From the day parents start wanting their children to become players, our country will also start becoming champions in every sport.
Kapil was present as a guest at the ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’ program organized by the Indian Consulate in New York to commemorate 75 years of the country’s independence. Overseas Indians and cricket fans were present on this occasion. Giving an example in this regard, Kapil, one of the greatest all-rounders of all time, said that if his daughter has to appear in class 10 exams and simultaneously play for the junior Indian team, he would ask her to ‘study’.
Kapil, who led the Indian cricket team to a historic title in the 1983 World Cup, said, “But in America or Europe or Australia, parents will say let this year be (exam), play for the country in the junior team and next year the exam.” to give. This thinking has not changed in our country yet.” He said, “But this thinking is changing. That’s why I said that in our society parents are more important than children.
Recalling his childhood, Kapil said that he used to hide his sports (cricket) kit in his school bag and play outside but now it has changed rapidly so that parents can encourage their children to participate in sports. encourage for. Kapil said, “Today I am proud to see that parents are bringing their children to play.”
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