The Yo Yo Test has become mandatory for all the cricket stars as it helps in determining the fitness of a player. Ever since Virat Kohli took over the reins of the Indian cricket team, the Yo Yo Test has become a very important factor. The team’s strength and conditioning coach Shankar Basu had introduced this test in the Indian team.
While many fans believe that Virat Kohli has the best score in this test, here’s a look at those four players who have a better score than Kohli.
Hardik Pandya – 19
Virat Kohli has a Yo Yo Test score of 19 and Hardik Pandya is just minimally ahead of the Indian cricket team skipper. As per the yoyotest.com website, Pandya has a minor lead over Kohli in terms of Yo Yo Test score.
Manish Pandey – 19.2
Sitting at number three on the list of Indian cricketers with the highest Yo Yo Test score is Sunrisers Hyderabad’s star Manish Pandey. The Karnataka-based star has a score of 19.2 in this fitness test.
Mayank Dagar – 19.3
Mayank Dagar has not played a single international match for the Indian cricket team yet, but the nephew of Virender Sehwag has recorded a Yo Yo Test score of 19.3. Dagar is a part of Kings XI Punjab in the IPL and he should make his IPL debut soon.
Ahmad Banday – 19.4
A surprising name to hold the number one position in the list of Indian cricket stars with the highest Yo Yo Test score is Jammu and Kashmir’s opening batsman Ahmad Banday. As per a report by greaterkashmir.com, the opening batsman a Yo Yo Test score of 19.4, the best for any player in the country.
It is noteworthy that Pakistan’s opening batsman Shan Masood, who recently scored 156 runs against England, has a Yo Yo Test record of 22.1, which is matched by his teammate Muhammad Rizwan.