New Delhi: In a bid to break the stigma and common misconceptions surrounding the topic of menstruation, India and Rajasthan Royals’ cricketer Robin Uthappa on Saturday hosted a rapid-fire quiz with three players from his Indian Premier League (IPL) team. A video clip of the quiz has been shared by the official Twitter handle of the team, after which they have received much praise by netizens.Also Read - Rishabh Pant to Remain Delhi Capitals Captain For Remainder of IPL 2021
The video clip was shared with a caption ‘Things you don’t see everyday! A conversation of honesty, information & breaking the stigma. We did it and so can you – let’s talk periods.” It features Rahul Tewatia, Jos Buttler and David Miller answering Uthappa’s questions about menstruation. Also Read - IPL 2021 | Delhi Capitals Only Team That Can Stop Mumbai Indians From Winning Sixth Title: Brad Hogg
In the video, Uthappa can be seen asking his team mates questions like, ” Why do periods occur?”, ” What was the first thing your were told about periods and how old were you then?”, “What is the weirdest superstition or stigma related to menstruation that you’ve heard?” Also Read - IPL 2021 | Rishabh Pant Still an Unfinished Product in T20s: Saba Karim
Take a look at how the players performed in the quiz:
The video is a part of Rajasthan Royals partnership with feminine hygiene products brand Niine India that aims in discussing topics that are often seen as a taboo. Royals are the first IPL team to have partnered with a feminine hygiene products brand.
Speaking about this partnership in the month of August, Rajasthan Royals’ Executive Chairman, Ranjit Barthakur said: “IPL is a fantastic commodity which is loved and watched by millions around the world, we at Rajasthan Royals, through this partnership look to be the drivers of change both on and off the field during the IPL, sending out a resounding message of change on the biggest of stages.”