India cricketer Cheteshwar Pujara was supposed to be in Gloustershire for the County Championship in the United Kingdom, instead, he is helping his wife clean the house, dishes. Amid the lockdown, he urged others to help their wives with the household chores during the tough times. Also Read - Alive or Dead? Family of Deceased COVID-19 Patient Cremates Body, Ahmedabad Hospital Tells His Health is Improving
“It is a tough time because there is no domestic help right now. I help her with cleaning the house. Cooking – I am not good at, but I help out washing the dishes. People should help their partner, whether it is cleaning, cooking, whatever you can. In Indian culture the men are usually not used to doing [house] work,” he said in an interview with ESPN Cricinfo. Also Read - Coronavirus: Delhi Records Highest Single-day Spike of 1295 Fresh Cases, Total Tally at 19,844
A competitive Pujara also revealed he plays a lot of badminton these days with his wife Puja and admits he hates losing. Also Read - IRCTC Latest News: Railways Issues Guidelines, Makes Screening, Confirmed Tickets Compulsory For Passengers to Board 200 Special Trains From June 1
“I can’t allow my wife to win. I can’t allow anyone to win against me [at badminton]. That is not possible. I’ve been telling her that she has to get better at it and win that way,” he said.
Admitting that we do not have much time for family and friends nowadays, the Test specialist also revealed he is doing meditation nowadays and urged citizens to do a prayer every day.
“Sometimes we don’t have enough time for our family, for our friends. Personally, I knew this part already because I have meditated on this. Not actual meditation, but I do a prayer every day,” he added.