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Six Indian Cricketers Fails BCCI’s New 2 KM Fitness Test

Six Indian Cricketers Fails BCCI’s New 2 KM Fitness Test
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Six Indian cricketers have failed BCCI’s new 2km run fitness Test as per reports in Times of India. Names like Sanju Samson, Nitish Rana, Siddharth Kaul, Jaydev Unadkat, Rahul Tewatia, Ishan Kishan have all failed to pass the newly introduced fitness Test in the National Cricket Academy as per a top TOI source. Meanwhile, their failure to pass the fitness Test has put their selection in the upcoming white-ball series against in England in doubt.

“Since it is a new sort of a fitness test, they are going to all get a second likelihood to clear it at a contemporary date, after some hole. Nevertheless, in the event that they fail to clear it, then it places their choice for the forthcoming white-ball collection comprising 5 T20Is and three ODIs towards England at residence doubtful,” a source said TOI.

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In 2018, Samson, Mohammed Shami and Ambati Rayudu had did not clear the yo-yo take a look at, following which they weren’t included for the limited-overs games on the England tour.

BCCI’s New 2KM Run: Guidelines

“Just a few health exams had been performed for around 20-odd cricketers who’re in the reckoning for the limited-overs collection towards England at residence, and for the T20 World Cup in India later this 12 months. Amongst these exams was the now well-known yo-yo take a look at and the brand new ‘2km run’ health take a look at. On this take a look at, a batsman, wicketkeeper or a spinner has to finish the two-kilometer distance in eight minutes and 30 seconds, whereas for a quick bowler, the benchmark is eight minutes and 15 seconds. Six of the gamers did not clear these exams. Some gamers barely managed to finish the run,” the source said.

A BCCI official said that passing this Test is mandatory to be eligible to play white-ball cricket. Also, he said that the decision was reached upon after proper discussion with the Indian coach and captain Ravi Shastri and Virat Kohli.

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