Out of favour India veteran Yuvraj Singh’s determination to do fitness training at the National Cricket Academy at the expense of Ranji Trophy matches has not gone down nicely with a piece of BCCI officials.
Yuvraj has skipped 4 of Punjab’s 5 Ranji video games up to now, that includes in a single recreation, towards Vidarbha scoring 20 and 42 respectively.
Some of the BCCI workplace-bearers at the moment are elevating questions on his presence at the National Cricket Academy (NCA) provided that he doesn’t have any reported damage points plaguing him proper now.
It is learnt, Yuvraj is bent on clearing the YoYo fitness check, which he has failed in the previous, nevertheless it has been at the expense of aggressive matches.
A comeback in the Indian staff can also be needed for Yuvraj as he’s anticipated to be again in the IPL public sale pool and for franchises, India discards are usually not the precedence choices.
“There are not any reviews that Yuvraj is doing rehabilitation however we’ve got come to know that he’s doing unique fitness training to cross the YoYo check. Now whether or not taking Ranji Trophy without any consideration is an effective factor or not, Yuvraj has to determine.
“Does this mean that if he attains 16.1 (fitness parameter set by Indian team management) and is without any runs behind him, he will be selected for the Sri Lanka limited overs series?” a really senior BCCI official advised PTI on circumstances of anonymity.
Yuvraj, nevertheless, couldn’t be reached for a remark on the matter.
“We heard that Yuvraj has told the Punjab team management that he has been asked by the Indian team to do fitness test whereas selectors have always stressed on Ranji Trophy performance. Look at Ishant Sharma. He is a part of Indian team but he was released a day before Kolkata test so that he can play Ranji Trophy against Maharashtra,” the BCCI official added.
It isn’t but clear whether or not chief selector MSK Prasad, who had been an advocate of enjoying matches, was stored in the loop about this choice.
In lower than a month, Yuvraj will probably be celebrating his 36th birthday and his fielding has gone down by a notch. He hardly bowls his sluggish left-arm spin that was instrumental in India’s 2011 World Cup triumph.
The left-hander has performed 40 Tests, 304 ODIs and 58 T20 Internationals in his 17-year-profession scoring 1900, 8701 and 1177 runs throughout the respective codecs.
There is a faculty of thought doing rounds that if Yuvraj is chosen towards Sri Lanka, there’s a risk that it might nicely be his swansong collection for the Indian group as it appears ahead in the direction of the 2019 World Cup.