Virat Kohli has been the fittest Indian cricketer by a distance and a declaration to that is a BCCI report which uncovered that no less than 23 halfway contracted Indian cricketers, with the exception of the previous captain, expected a visit to NCA for recovery in 2021-22 season for some or other injury.
The report ready by BCCI Chief Hemang Amin subtleties the work done at the National Cricket Academy (NCA) and in the last season. As per reports “A total of 96 complex injuries to 70 players were treated by the NCA medical team during this period.” Out of 70 players, 23 were from senior India group, 25 from India A/Targeted on, one from India U-19 , seven from the senior women team and 14 from states.
The 23 centrally contracted players included skipper Rohit Sharma his deputy KL Rahul, Cheteshwar Pujara, Shikhar Dhawan, Hardik Pandya, Umesh Yadav, Ravindra Jadeja, Rishabh Pant, Ishant Sharma, Shreyas Iyer, Suryakumar Yadav, Mayank Agarwal, Yuzvendra Chahal, Washington Sundar, Kuldeep yadav, Washington Sundar, Bhuvneshear Kumar, Ajinkya Rahane, R Ashwin, Axar Patel and Wriddhiman Saha.
As per an insider, Kohli never in the beyond one year expected to check in at the Bengaluru’s Centre of Excellence for injury or wellness related issues. “In all honesty, a great deal of these wounds were on-field. Some were unfortunate with cracks. Some had various issues at various times.
A BCCI source said “But you have to give it to Kohli’s fitness that he has managed himself so well that he never had any hamstring or muscle related injuries, primarily because of the kind of fitness work he does throughout the year.”
To add a touch of setting, the few players who required recovery were 10 years more youthful to Kohli and had broadened times of different sorts of injury lay-offs. The rundown included adolescents like Shubman Gill, Prithvi Shaw, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Venkatesh Iyer, KS Bharat, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Sanju Samson, Ishan Kishan, Karthik Tyagi,