The fitness standard in the modern-day cricket have reached to a different level. Running for hours on the pitch wearing all the gears and bowling numerous deliveries during a match isn’t a walk in the park. Even fielding during a game requires a lot of running and energy on the field. A T20I game lasts for about 3-4 hours while an ODI match lasts up to 8 hours.
A Test match witnesses players sweating on the fielding for more than 8 hours a day for continuous five days. Therefore, players need to maintain their fitness levels to give their best during the matches. Many cricketers have managed to keep their fitness levels up to the mark and are considered role models when to comes to fitness. Here we look at the fittest XI in world cricket.
Australian opener David Warner is known for being one of the fatest while runnning between the wicket and on the outfield as well. In IPL, Warner has won the orange cap most three times (2015, 2017, 2019), after being teh highest run-getters in the particular seasons. The Australian player is quick between the wickets while batting and has also saved many runs near the boundaries. Therefore, he is among the fittest players in the world.
Faf du Plessis
Faf du Plessis has alwas been knwon for his brillliant effort on the out-field as he has grabbed some tough catches in international cricket as well as IPL. He has also grabbed flying catches while fielding at the boundary. Even at the age of 36, Plessis’ efforts can inspire an youngster to perform better.