‘Remain or leave’- Chief selector slams at ‘sloppy’ cricketers

Bhanuka Rajapaksa is back in the news, perhaps for wrong reasons. In reality, Rajapaksa is a professional athlete and if he aims to pursue a successful career even at the age of 31, he should be focusing on maintaining the requirements of a pro-cricketer including fitness.

It’s no secret that fitness is an important and integral part for any sport, not only that of full contact sports. Nowadays, fitness is treated as primo even in cricket. Sri Lanka is perhaps far behind as a ICC full member nation to adopt the latest fitness criteria, which replaced the customary ‘YoYo’ test.

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