Srinagar, Aug 12: The Yo-YO test these days has become yardstick of being fittest and in cricket, the players are nowadays selected on the basis of this tough test.
Indian cricket team also conduct these Tests and the team’s strength and conditioning coach Shankar Basu had introduced this test in the Indian team.
While the popular notion is that Team India star cricketer and skipper Virat Kohli has the best score in this test and is fittest cricketer in India but the cricket news portal, The Cricket Lounge has compiled the list of four fittest cricketers in India on the basis of Yo Yo. Surprisingly one of the top Ranji trophy of Kashmir has claimed the Number one spot and can be termed as fittest cricketer in India.
Ahmad Banday ( J&K Opener )
With Yo Yo Test score of 19.4 the J&K Ranji Trophy team opener Ahmad Banday has been put on the top of the list.
“A surprising name to hold the number one position in the list of Indian cricket stars with the highest Yo Yo Test score is Jammu and Kashmir’s opening batsman Ahmad Banday. As per a report by greaterkashmir.com, the opening batsman a Yo Yo Test score of 19.4, the best for any player in the country, ” The report in the portal said.
At number two is Mayank Dagar with the score of 19.3 while as Manish Pandey with 19.2 is third. Hardik Pandya with score of 19 is fourth. As per same report Virat Kohli also has Yo-YO test score of 19 but Pandya is slightly ahead of him.
The report said that Pakistan’s opening batsman Shan Masood, who recently scored 156 runs against England, has a Yo Yo Test record of 22.1, which is matched by his teammate Muhammad Rizwan.
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