Virat Kohli is the fittest Indian cricketer and the recent BCCI report revealed that he never visited the National Cricket Academy in Bengaluru for fitness related issues in 2021-22 season.
At least 23 centrally-contracted Indian cricketers went to NCA but Virat was not a part of the list. The report prepared by BCCI CEO Hemang Amin talked about the work done by the National Cricket Academy.
“A total of 96 complex injuries to 70 players were treated by the NCA medical team during this period,” according to the report.
Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul, Cheteshwar Pujara, Shikhar Dhawan, Hardik Pandya, Umesh Yadav, Ravindra Jadeja, Rishabh Pant, Ishant Sharma, Shreyas Iyer, Suryakumar Yadav, Mayank Agarwal, Yuzvendra Chahal, Washington Sundar, Kuldeep yadav, Washington Sundar, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Ajinkya Rahane, R Ashwin, Axar Patel and Wriddhiman Saha paid a visit to the academy for injury related issues.
Even players 10 years younger to Kohli required rehab. Shubman Gill, Prithvi Shaw, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Venkatesh Iyer, KS Bharat, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Sanju Samson, Ishan Kishan, Karthik Tyagi, Navdeep Saini and Rahul Chahar went to Bengaluru.