Mumbai: Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Virat Kohli reportedly undertook the Yo-Yo Endurance Test at the National Cricket Academy on Friday, according to BCCI sources.
News agency ANI reported that both Dhoni and Kohli took the test - used to determine the fitness level of athletes the world over. Both cricketers are part of Team India picked for the limited-overs series in England which is scheduled to begin from July 3. Team India will take on hosts England in three T20Is and three ODIs before five Tests till September.
All eyes are and would be on Kohli in particular because he is recovering from a neck injury that kept him out of county cricket. His role in the long-drawn series in England would be crucial as India look to improve its overseas records in all formats. The upcoming series is also expected to help Team India cricketers gear up for the all-important 50-over World Cup scheduled to be held in England next year.
Full schedule of India's tour to England:
1st T20I - July 3, Manchester
2nd T20I - July 6 - Cardiff
3rd T20I - July 8 - Bristol
1st ODI - July 12 - Nottingham
2nd ODI - July 14 - London
3rd ODI - July 17 - Leeds
1st Test - August 1-5 - Birmingham
2nd Test - August 9-13 - London
3rd Test - August 18-22 - Nottingham
4th Test - August 30-September 3 - Southampton
5th Test - September 7-11 - London