Jemimah Rodrigues revealed that cricket has taught her so much and she has changed as a player and human being as well.
Indian batter Jemimah Rodrigues has set the stage on fire through her exploits with the willow in The Hundred tournament. Turning out for the Northern Superchargers outfit, she has scored 241 runs in just 5 innings and has scored her runs at an excellent average of 60.25, and a whopping strike rate of 154.48.
The right-handed batswoman has also plundered 3 fifties in the tournament as well. And now, Rodrigues has opened up on how she handles criticism. The batter stated that the best way to handle criticism is to ignore it, and stated that she does not even go online to read things spoken about her.
She also added that nobody knows the hard work, heartbreaks, and sweat that she has put in to reach where she has reached.
“For me the best way to handle criticism is to ignore it, not even go online or read stuff because it’s difficult when you are doing your best and working hard, nobody knows what you’ve gone through, the tears, the heartbreaks, the sweat you’ve put out to be where you are,” said Rodrigues on Sky Sports.
I want to focus on my game and be in the right headspace: Jemimah Rodrigues
Jemimah Rodrigues further added that somebody who is sitting miles away will post comments about her on social media platforms, and she handles those comments by staying away from them. The Indian batter revealed that she wants to be in the right headspace.
“And someone sitting miles away posting stuff on social media…it’s tough, and the way I handled this time to stay away from it as far as possible so I can focus on my game and be in the right headspace,” said Rodrigues.
Adding that her journey has been a roller coaster ride, Rodrigues concluded by stating that cricket has taught her so much and she has changed as a player and human being as well.
“It’s been a rollercoaster ride for me, I’ve had ups and downs. That’s what cricket is all about, it teaches you so much, changes you personally not just as a player, as a human being,” concluded Rodrigues.