Tell players to have sex before the match

Although Team India has won many series and tournaments, the 2011 ODI World Cup trophy will always be remembered. India, led by former skipper MS Dhoni, won the cup with the help of seniors like Sachin, Yuvraj, Zaheer, Sehwag, Harbhajan and Nehra. There by closing the 28-year-long wait. To sum it up… There are many articles in the media about what happened in the Indian dressing room during that tournament. One of these stories was revealed by Paddy Upton, the former mental conditioning coach of Team India.

Upton said the team advised players to have sex before World Cup matches. He said the advice was given to relieve nervousness in the players. However, he apologized to then India coach Gary Kirsten for the suggestion. He suggested that eroticism would bring innovation in the players and improve performance. Upton wrote in his book, The Barefoot Coach, that he had instructed players to have sex during the 2009 Champions Trophy as well as the tournament.

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