Former South Africa cricketer Jonty Rhodes is arguably the best fielders to play the game. He was at his athletic best in that point region and it was almost a difficult ask to sneak in a single from there. Recently, Jonty revealed the name of the fittest cricketers of the modern generation.
Meanwhile, cricket has changed a lot in recent years. Nowadays, fitness has become an integral part of the game with cricketers not only focusing on the technical aspect but on the fitness levels as well. Indian cricketers have also improved their fitness standards and are one of the fittest players in the circuit.
Recently, during an Instagram Live chat with Suresh Raina, Jonty Rhodes, who has seen the Indian cricketer from close quarters revealed the fittest cricketer in the world at present. The former Proteas cricketer also mentioned about Kohli looks after his diet to keep himself in shape.
“We have to look to different physical requirements for different players, we need to see how often they get injured and how much they have improved their fitness. In that scenario, Virat Kohli’s transformation from a chubby lad after realising the importance of fitness is unbelievable,” Rhodes told Raina.
“Not only exercise but to look after his diet. He is the fittest right now in my opinion,” he added.
Meanwhile, India skipper Virat Kohli has made a transformation in his diet since 2013. When he bursts onto the international circuit on the back of the U19 World Cup win, Kohli was fond of chicken. However, he turned vegetarian and since then, has been admired a lot by the youngsters.