Aryaman Birla's sabbatical comes two months after Australian all-rounder Glenn Maxwell stepped away from cricket citing mental health issues.
Australia's Glenn Maxwell, Nic Maddinson return to cricket after taking hiatus over mental health issues
Australian cricketers Glenn Maxwell and Nic Maddinson on Saturday made a return to the game as they played for their club sides in Victorian premier cricket.
Apart from one Test, Molineux has represented Australia in three ODIs and 17 T20 Internationals
Australian batsman Steve Smith is glad that the mental health of cricketers is in focus after some of his compatriots took breaks to deal with their issues, which he feels, are compounded by "hectic" playing schedules.
David Miller stresses on need for cricketers to focus on mental health, take time off from the sport
Miller, who featured in the World Cup, the IPL and the tour of India in a hectic schedule this year, had recently taken time off to get back his focus
Ian Chappell says Cricket Australia needs to figure out root cause of cricketers' mental health problems
Young Victorian batsman Will Pucovski has become the third Australia cricketer to report mental health problems to the team management two weeks after Glenn Maxwell took an indefinite break from the game
Players’ mental health becoming major issue in cricket after three Australians rule themselves out of Pakistan series
A serious health concern is emerging in Australian cricket. The first Test of the home summer starts in Brisbane next week and Australia have three players out of the selection frame because of mental health reasons.
Will Pucovski, 21, informed management of his decision during Australia A's three-day clash against Pakistan, which ended in a draw and was seen as a "bat-off" with at least two Test spots up for grabs.
Australia vs Pakistan: Alex Carey to lead A side; batting spots up for grabs before hosts take on visitors in two-match Test series
Australian selectors on Tuesday flagged a number of batting spots still up for grabs in the upcoming Test series against Pakistan, with an A-side promising a run-off among a number of contenders.
BBL 2019: Melbourne Renegades clinch first title with thrilling 13-run victory over city rivals Stars in final
Chasing 146 to win at Docklands Stadium, Glenn Maxwell's men were 93 without loss and cruising before losing an incredible seven wickets for 19 runs.
Former Test opener Chris Rogers will coach the team that will be lead by George Bailey, which also features budding future stars Jack Edwards, Max Bryant, Jason Sangha and Josh Philippe.
Trans-Tasman T20 Tri-Series: David Willey stars in England's eight-wicket win over Prime Minister's XI
David Willey slammed five consecutive sixes off one Nathan Lyon over to spearhead England to a convincing eight-wicket win over the Prime Minister's XI in a Twenty20 match in Canberra on Friday.
India vs Australia: Former fast bowler Rodney Hogg hits out at Steve Smith, accuses him of picking his 'mates' in team
All the way down, there's got to be question marks. All the way across Cricket Australia," Hogg said.
Australian Test discard Nic Maddinson has indefinitely stepped away from cricket after a tough season in which the young batsman was dropped after just three matches.
Australia vs Pakistan, Boxing Day Test: Steve Smith's ton puts hosts in command before storm ends day's play
Australia skipper Steve Smith scored his 17th Test century Thursday before a storm stopped play on day four of the second Test against Pakistan.
Australia vs Pakistan: Hosts name unchanged team for Boxing Day Test; Nic Maddinson gets another chance
Maddinson's place at number six for the Boxing Day showpiece was in doubt after scores of 0, 1 and 4 in his first three Test innings.
Nic Maddinson has struggled in his first two tests for Australia but team mate Mitchell Starc said the batsman should get another chance to prove himself.
A withering spell of fast bowling backed up by exceptional catching had Pakistan on their knees as Australia took charge of the day-night first Test.
Australia named an unchanged squad Thursday for the opening day-night Test against Pakistan as they look to build on progress made.
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