What is the Dexa test which has been made mandatory? You will not get entry in Team India without passing


new Delhi: The BCCI held a review meeting on the new year regarding the poor performance in the last T20 World Cup, during which many major decisions were taken. The most important decision was to prepare a pool of 20 cricketers for the upcoming 50-over World Cup. These cricketers will be given chances in Team India before the World Cup. Amidst all this, another decision has also been taken in the review meeting. This decision was related to making the Dexa test mandatory before team selection. It is bound to arise the question that what is this Dexa test?What is Dexa Test) which has been made mandatory by the BCCI. Let us give you information about it.

Till now the only criteria of fitness test for selection in Team India was yo-yo test. Only the cricketer who passes the yo-yo test gets a chance to play in the team. Now in this episode along with Yo-Yo, Dexa test has also been added. This information was given through a press release issued by the BCCI. It was told that Yo-Yo test and Dexa test is mandatory for team selection. Only the cricketer who passes this can be given a place in the central contract.

What is Dexa test?

Dexa test is an imaging test under which the density of a person’s bones is measured. If you understand in simple words, its purpose is with the power generated from the bone. The result of the dexa scan can tell how likely is the fracture in the bone. This also helps in understanding the structure of the body. It gives detailed information about fat and muscles inside the body.

Why was the Dexa test made mandatory?

Now the question arises as to why the last BCCI felt the need to make the DEXA test mandatory. Actually, India’s leading bowler Jasprit Bumrah and all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja could not participate in the T20 World Cup 2022. Because of which the team had to suffer. This test has been made mandatory by the BCCI in view of paying extra attention to the fitness of its cricketers in future.

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