BCCI review: Yoyo test back, Dexa included in Indian team selection criteria
The meeting finally took place on Sunday and was attended by BCCI secretary Jay Shah, president Roger Binny, skipper Rohit Sharma, coach Rahul Dravid, NCA chief VVS Laxman and selector Chetan Sharma. Apart from yo yo test, DEXA (bone scan test) has also been included in the selection criteria.
The yo-yo fitness test has been reintroduced in the selection criteria for the national team in a high-level review meeting of the Indian Cricket Board. The meeting was due after India’s semi-final exit from the T20 World Cup in November. The meeting finally took place on Sunday and was attended by BCCI secretary Jay Shah, president Roger Binny, skipper Rohit Sharma, coach Rahul Dravid, NCA chief VVS Laxman and selector Chetan Sharma. Apart from yo yo test, DEXA (bone scan test) has also been included in the selection criteria.
It was also decided that budding cricketers who prefer white ball cricket over red ball cricket for IPL will have to play domestic cricket for selection in the national team. “Aspiring cricketers will have to play domestic cricket to be eligible for selection in the national team,” Shah said in a statement released by the BCCI. “Yo yo test and Dexa will now be part of the basis of selection,” Shah said in a statement issued by the BCCI. ‘
“The NCA, along with the IPL teams, will monitor Indian players participating in IPL 2023 keeping in view the FTP (Future Tour Schedule) of the men’s team and the ICC 2023 World Cup,” the statement further said. There is a fitness test by which stamina is assessed. In this, running between the markers kept at a distance of twenty meters at increasing speed has to be done. This test was started when Virat Kohli was the captain of the Indian team.
To pass first in this 16. 1 score was required which later became 16. 5 done. The entire selection committee was sacked after the World Cup but Sharma attended Sunday’s meeting. He has reapplied for the post of selector along with Harvinder Singh. In the statement, the board said that the roadmap for the World Cup to be held in India in 2023 was also discussed. It said, “Availability of players, workload management, fitness criteria were discussed in detail.
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