The PCB fitness test will be conducted via video link on April 20 and 21, coach Misbah informed the players BCCI had prepared an indoor workout plan for the players regarding fitness, which is being followed
Dainik Bhaskar Apr 09, 2020, 02:52 PM IST New Delhi. Due to the coronavirus epidemic that has engulfed the whole world, all sports tournaments including Tokyo Olympic and IPL have been postponed or canceled. Currently, one-third of the world's population is imprisoned in homes. In India too, the lockdown is on till 14 April. In such a situation, all the cricket boards including India and Pakistan are worrying about the fitness of their players. The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has decided to conduct fitness and yo-yo tests for over 200 of its players online. At the same time, the Indian team's trainer is keeping an eye on the fitness of all the players, including captain Virat Kohli.
The PCB will conduct this test through video link on April 20 and 21. Pakistan's chief selector and coach Misbah-ul-Haq has given a letter to all the players about the fitness test. This test team will take trainer Yasir Malik. 2.5 meter standing broad jump in test, 50 sit-ups (full range) in 1 minute, 60 push-ups (full range) in one minute, 30 burps in 1 minute, 10 full chin-ups in one minute, 25 Bulgarians Includes split scots (both sides), reverse planks for 2 minutes and a level-18 yo-yo test.
While the BCCI gave the players indoor workout plans, the BCCI is keeping an eye on the fitness routine of its contract players. Indian team's trainer Nick Webb and physio Nitin Patel are monitoring the athlete monitoring system (AMS) app. A few days ago, the players were instructed by the BCCI for indoor workouts, which is being done well. Nick Webb, along with Nitin, had prepared an indoor workout plan for the players, which all the players are following.