Gautam Gambhir, Nitish Rana
Gautam Gambhir. Credits: Getty.

Yo-Yo test is a dreaded word for many Indian cricketers at the moment. While in the past, it was just a parameter to determine a player’s fitness, things have drastically changed now.  The Indian team-management has now made it mandatory for the players to clear it if they are to make it to the national team.

The test has grabbed all the headlines for several reasons in the last few weeks.

With several in-form players losing their spots in the team because of their failure to clear the test, there has been a huge debate over it.

Well, many feel the team-management was right to make it mandatory as it improves the fitness level of the team, many were against it. As many as three top players – Ambati Rayudu, Sanju Samson and Mohammed Shami – lost their places before being introduced in different national squads.

While several players are struggling to clear the test, it looks like a cakewalk for Gautam Gambhir’s daughter Aazeen.

The World Cup-winning star took to Twitter to post a video of his daughter where she could be seen clearing all the hurdles with utmost ease.

The southpaw Gautam Gambhir also tagged his former India teammates, writing:

“Looks like my elder one Aazeen has cleared the Yo-Yo test!!! What do you think @YUVSTRONG12 @harbhajan_singh @sachin_rt ?”

Playing career:

Meanwhile, Gambhir’s international career is pretty much off the track at the moment. He was recalled to the Test team in 2016. But failed to make the limited-chances count. And it soon saw him getting dropped and he is still waiting for a recall from the national selectors.

So far, Gambhir has represented India in 58 Tests and 147 ODIs, scoring over 9,000 runs with the help of 20 centuries and 56 half-centuries. He has also played 37 T20Is and has scored 932 runs including seven fifties.

Watch: Gautam Gambhir's Daughter Clears Yo-Yo Test With Ease
Credits: BCCI

Earlier this year, he also failed to prove himself in the Indian Premier League (IPL). Moreover, he also stepped down as Delhi Daredevils (DD) captain midway through the season. He did not play a single after that.


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