‘Fitness’ this term has been used a lot in Indian cricket in the last 5 years. Since Virat Kohli has taken the captaincy reigns he has brought a fitness lifestyle to Indian cricket. Now even team Indian cricketers are top class athletes as the fitness standards have drastically enhanced.
Now the ‘Yo-Yo’ fitness test has become key criteria for players to be selected in the Indian team. The management now makes absolutely no compromises with the fitness of cricketers as it ultimately reflects on their performances on the field. In this feature, we rank the 5 fittest cricketers in the world today who continue to raise the bar for their teammates both on and off the field.
The 5 Fittest Cricketers In World Cricket Today
5. Ben Stokes
Starting the list is the talisman all-rounder of Ben Stokes who has the habit of changing matches on his own. Stokes is supremely fit all year round and is lightning fast on the cricket field. The tag of the one of ‘fittest’ cricketers completely suits Stokes as he can win matches for England in all 3 departments.
Stokes is a live-wire on the field who time and time takes spectacular catches which leaves everyone spellbound. The 30-year-old takes complete care of his nutrition which helps him to be energetic on the field. He can bowl long spells with the ball even after batting which indicates that Stokes is a world-class athlete who is at the peak of his physical condition.
Talking about his career, Stokes has scored 4631 runs and taken 163 wickets in Test cricket, he has also scored 2817 runs in ODI cricket and scalped 74 wickets. He will be next seen in the upcoming IPL 2021 season where he will be playing for Rajasthan Royals.