Cricket has a lot of enthusiasts these days, and the bat-and-ball game that’s played between two teams of eleven players seems to be gaining more and more fans. Stumped.App is just one example of an app that keeps cricket enthusiasts and more sports fans updates on the latest news in the field.
Historically speaking, the origins of cricket are not precise so far, and if you head over on Wikipedia and check out the notes, you will see that the earliest definite reference of the game is somewhere in South-east England in the middle of the 16th century.
According to official data, the most successful side playing international cricket is Australia.
All sports enthusiasts must stay fit and fortunately, each and every sport has its own set of useful tips and tricks on how exactly to do that. There are a lot of apps that offer this kind of advice these days and also apps that keep cricket enthusiasts updated on all sorts of novelties from the favorite sport.
Fitness trends of the greatest cricket players
As we already said, staying fit is essential, no matter the sport that you’re into. A fitness trainer, Jag Chima, encourages all cricket players to check out the latest fitness trends and follow suit. The expert mentions the Indian cricket team players and in a recent article, calls them the leaders in staying fit.
Cricketnmore.com reveals what the sports experts had to say on the subject: “I have noticed that there are lots of cricket players who are following these trends and open businesses to encourage more people to use gyms to improve their fitness,” Jag Chima, CEO and co-founder, Physique Global and Kris Gethin Gyms, told IANS in an interview.
He continued and said: “Fitness is extremely important in sports. The reason is that you can optimize your performance, endurance, and also train to avoid injuries. For example, the cricket teams are now learning from international trends, and training in the gym will definitely improve their performance.”
He also made sure to highlight the fact that most teams of cricket around the world who are performing outstanding will have their teams training in some specialized gyms with exclusive expert trainers in order for them to be able to enjoy some pretty great results.
The same website that we mentioned above reveals in their recent article that the Indian cricket team, which is given as an example of intensive training, is led by Virat Kohli, who is also really proud of his fitness. He is leading his team, who spends a lot of time in the gym. This year they have reportedly been forced to perform their workouts in private gym in the UK because the ones in hotels were not professional enough for the cricket teams’ needs.
Chima also said that “Also there are now many gyms that are providing education across the country, helping people to live a fitter and healthier lifestyle, which is great. Because India does have one of the highest populations in the world, who are obese. Also, the highest population of children who are obese. Therefore it’s very important for us to spread education so that people can live a fitter and healthier lifestyle.”
He also mentioned the fact that smaller floor plates gyms are great for people who are interested in becoming fitter and healthier along the way.
Essential tips for cricket enthusiasts
Overall, what cricket players must remember is that in addition to a high level of skill that’s required for the game a successful player needs the following essentials in order to be the best, according to the most popular players and trainers out there:
- Great balance and core strength
- High speed for running between the wickets and in the field as well
- High power
The best cricketer in the world is said to be Faf Du Plessis (South African international cricketer and the current captain of the South African national team), and Virat Kholi, the Indian leader, is also one of the fittest cricketers out there these days.