The ODI World Cup is to be held in India in October-November this year. Team India won its last World Cup in 2011 at home. Although the team has not won any ICC trophy for the last 13 years. Due to this, now BCCI has taken a tough decision in its review meeting today. Keeping in mind the ODI World Cup to be held this year, the BCCI has taken a big decision on the participation of players in the IPL.
Many star players will sit out from IPL
The workload of India’s key players, especially those with a history of injuries, will be monitored “in tandem” by the BCCI’s National Cricket Academy and IPL franchises during IPL 2023. This is in line with the BCCI’s new policy of managing players’ workload ahead of the 50-over World Cup in October and November and the World Test Championship final in June. That is, now BCCI can also prevent players from participating in IPL to reduce their workload. Let us tell you that keeping in mind the World Cup to be held in India this year, the BCCI has taken this big decision.
Decision taken in meeting on Sunday
The plan for the NCA to work with IPL franchises during the 2023 edition of the tournament was one of several recommendations made by the BCCI after a review meeting in Mumbai on Sunday called to discuss the senior men’s team’s roadmap for the world I went. Other matters discussed were the team’s performance in 2022, including Test series defeat in South Africa, fifth Test defeat in England, failure to qualify for T20 Asia Cup final in UAE. Apart from this, the defeat in the semi-final match by 10 wickets against England was also discussed.
The press release issued by the BCCI said, “Emerging players will have to play enough domestic seasons to be eligible for selection in the national team. The yo-yo test and dexa will now be part of the selection criteria and will be implemented in the customized roadmap for the central pool of players. Keeping in mind the preparations for the Men’s FTP and the ICC World Cup 2023, the NCA, along with the IPL franchises, will monitor Indian players targeted to participate in IPL 2023.
Yo-yo test will be selected
A major update from the BCCI review meeting is that players will now have to pass the Yo-Yo test to get selected in the team again. If the players fail in the test then they will not be selected. Yo-Yo Test A fitness test in which the fitness and stamina of the players are tested. This test is completely taken with the help of technology. In this test, a cone is placed at 20 meters in which the players have to run.
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