Deccan Chronicle – Bangalore: Team India batsman Rohit Sharma has passed the Yo-Yo test and will be travelling with the rest of the team for their tour of England on June 23.

Summary

  • Bangalore: Team India batsman Rohit Sharma has passed the Yo-Yo test and will be travelling with the rest of the team for their tour of England on June 23.
  • The Mumbai batsman had earlier failed the fitness test during season XI of the Indian Premier League (IPL) and with clouds cast over his place, Test vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane was put in standby option.
  • The Yo-Yo test is a mandatory fitness parameter for players set by the Board of Control for Cricket (BCCI) for a place in national team.
  • There were doubts over Rohit’s fitness as he previously failed the Yo-Yo test twice during the Indian Premier League (IPL) season.
  • Meanwhile, Rohit Sharma, who had taken permission from the BCCI to skip the 15 June YoYo test on that particular day, will appear for the same at the NCA on Sunday.


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