J&K cricket team’s mentor-cum-player Irfan Pathan on Thursday announced that J&K Senior and Under-23 cricketers who are part of screening camp will be undergoing Yo-Yo test at Sheri-Kashmir cricket stadium, here on Friday.
At the end of days training of screening camp, Irfan revealed to players that on Friday they will be undergoing through Yo-Yo test to get the idea of their fitness level.
All the J&K’s top cricketers in senior and Under-23 age group who represented State last year or were in contention for J&K team will have to undergo through test.
It will be first time ever that J&K Cricket Association (JKCA) will be taking Yo-Yo test of its cricketers to check their fitness level. The test is considered as top level fitness test currently prevalent in cricket World.
The test was recently in news after several top Indian cricketers were dropped from the Team India as they failed the Yo-Yo test.
Basically, Yo-Yo Endurance Test (continuous) is a variation of the beep test, part of the yo-yo test series developed by the Danish soccer physiologist Jens Bangsbo. There are two versions of this test: Level 1 & 2 (a beginners and advanced level). The level one test is effectively the same as the standard beep test.