The Great Debate (India)

Will sex before matches help the Indian cricket team?


(UPDATE: Kirsten on Friday denied having any role inĀ  drafting the document and said he was deeply hurt by the quotes being attributed to him)

Coach Gary Kirsten is encouraging the Indian cricket team to have sex to boost their performance in the ongoing Champions Trophy tournament in South Africa, a newspaper reported.

Gary Kirsten(R) with Mahendra Singh DhoniKirsten put down his thoughts on dietary habits, exercise and the benefits of sex in a document handed over to team members, Hindustan Times said this week.

This is not the first time cricket coaches have resorted to unusual methods to help their teams on the field.