BCCI to introduce Dexa scan for selection criteria

The BCCI introduced the DEXA scan and Yo-Yo test as the two fitness criteria for all players on the national squad on Sunday.
The test generally focuses on two areas of the body the hip and the spine, as well as the forearm in some situations, are the two body parts that are most likely to sustain a fracture.
The Board of Cricket Control in India (BCCI) has decided to re-introduce the Yo-Yo test and Dexa scan results as criteria for selection, according to a review meeting of the team’s 2022 T20 World Cup held in Mumbai. This is because lots of players have recently experienced injuries, including members of the Indian men’s cricket team like Deepak Chahar (hamstring), Mohammad Shami (shoulder), and Jasprit Bumrah (back). Roger Binny, the president of the BCCI, Jay Shah, the secretary, Rohit Sharma, the captain, Rahul Dravid, and VVS Laxman, the director of cricket for the NCA, were all present.
The BCCI has introduced DEXA, a new hurdle, in advance of the ODI World Cup, which will take place in 10 months. The Dexa test is intended to assist trainers in measuring players’ body fat percentage, lean muscle mass, water content, and bone density, as contrasted to the Yo-Yo test, which requires sprinting between markers put 20 meters apart at escalating speeds.
DEXA stands for Dual-Energy X-ray Absorptiometry. A particular sort of scan is used to assess bone density using X-ray technology. Furthermore, it assists in determining the probability of any bone fractures even before they appear.
By introducing this test Team India will be able to increase their player’s efficiency in the match.