New Delhi: Cricket has changed a lot now, apart from ball and bat skills, the fitness of players has also become very important. In the same vein, the Sri Lanka Cricket Board has taken a tough decision that all players will now have to take a yo-yo test. The Sri Lanka Cricket Board has set new fitness scales for all players from the New Year.
The important thing is that according to guidelines if players are not found fit, their salaries may also be deducted. The guidelines state that if a player is 2 km in 8.35 minutes to 8.55 minutes. According to the contract, their salary that has been fixed can be deducted. 2 km in Sri Lanka Cricket Board's Yo-Yo Test. The race has been made a criterion. If someone takes more than 8.55 minutes, he will not be selected for the team. Salaries will be deducted from 8.35 to 8.55 minutes, although these players can join the team.
Right there, if a player is 2 km. If it takes less than 8.10 minutes, it can be selected. That will be the new scale of being selected in the team. Its first fitness test will be held on January 7, which will include all the players involved in the contract. Random testing can be done at any time of the month.