For a team to play well in any tournament, it’s extremely important that the team members are physically fit. Therefore emphasis is made on the fitness of the sportsperson. The game of cricket requires the players to take run between wickets and the opposing team players to not let them do so.
Since cricket is a team game, every cricketer of the team needs to be in form. Players know the value of being fit. Therefore they follow a very strict schedule to keep themselves in shape. Here are the best most fit cricketers of all the time.
The captain of Indian cricket team has always focused on his fitness more than anything. He is known for his big hits and can change a game with his outstanding performance.
Waqar is a former Pakistani cricketer. He was one of the best bowlers in the Pakistan’s cricket history.The cricketer was a very fit man and always maintained a good health.
Jadeja is a soft left arm bowler who is number one ranked test bowler in ICC player rankings. He works extremely hard on his fitness. May be that is the reason of his outstanding performance on the pitch.
AB de Villiars
Fitness flows in this South African cricketer as both of his parents are marathon comrades. He is one of the fittest cricketers of the world. According to his record, he has never missed any match due to any injury.
Dale believes in building stamina not muscles. This South African paceman follows a very strict diet of brown rice, chicken, and fishes like tuna. To ensure his fitness at the start of an international game, He avoids alcoholic drinks.
Faf Du Plessis
The South African cricketer is known for his outstanding fielding abilities and great stamina. He has a regular diet of oatmeal, milk and honey, and Chicken.
Sir Gary Sobers
He was one of the greatest cricketers in the history of cricket. Sir Gary Sobers was six foot tall and an athletic build which made it hard for batsmen to pick his deliveries.
Former Sri Lankan captain is the another cricketer who can intimidate anyone with his batting. One of the best batsmen in history. Kumar Sangakkara was a fitness freak and used to spend hours in his fitness.
Symonds was unarguably one of the finnest cricketer. The burly Australian player was known as a game changer who was able to turn the game in his team’s favor anytime.
Kapil dev is the real legend of Cricket. Be it batting, bowling or fielding, he was a champ in everything. One of the best all rounders in the history of the Indian cricket.