South African provincial and national head coaches can now decide for themselves if a cricketer is fit enough to be selected.
CSA chief medical officer Shuaib Manjra has defended the use of the 2km time trial as a fitness test for national and domestic cricketers.
There is a debate raging about whether talented players who don’t meet minimum fitness standards should be considered for Proteas selection. There shouldn’t be, writes RYAN VREDE.
Coaches Geoffrey Toyana and Robin Peterson hold opposing views on whether all cricketers should be measured by the same fitness tests.