See you shortly Ireland, Rohit Sharma says after Yo-Yo test

first_imgIt looks like Rohit Sharma has cleared his Yo-Yo test.The ace Indian batsman was scheduled to take the necessary fitness test along with other members of the squad earlier in the week. However, it was deferred and Hitman finally took the Yo-Yo test Wednesday afternoon.Yo-yo test is the fitness test that is compulsory for all players to pass in order to get a place in the Indian national team.Considering the developing intensity of the game of cricket and the culture of fitness coming in the dressing room, with captain Virat Kohli leading from the front, Ravi Shastri and the Indian team management have set their yo-yo parameter on 16.1.Kohli, MS Dhoni, Jasprit Bumrah, Suresh Raina, Ambati Rayudu and a few other members selected for the tour of Ireland and England took the Yo-Yo test last week.Rayudu, who had returned to the Indian ODI side on the back of an impressive run in the 2018 IPL with 602 runs, was dropped after he failed the Yo-Yo test. He was replaced by Raina.Shami was also dropped from the Indian squad for the one-off Test against Afghanistan after he failed to clear his Yo-Yo test.Rohit had a poor season with Mumbai Indians but he posted a picture on Instagram looking fit and suggesting he might have cleared the test. He will be expected to play a crucial role for India in the limited-overs leg in England, who are in sensational form.advertisementOn Tuesday, England smashed their own record for the highest total in men’s ODIs – they hammered 481 against Australia before decimating the reigning world champions by 242 runs.last_img read more