[caption id="attachment_797298" align="alignnone" width="628"]<img class="size-full wp-image-797298" src="https://www.cricketcountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/Virat-Kohli-fitness-Twitter.jpg" alt="" width="628" height="471" /> India captain Virat Kohli. @ Twitter/Kohli[/caption] <p></p> <p></p><strong>Hamilton:</strong> Indian team's young brigade including <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/shubman-gill">Shubman Gill</a> and <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/khaleel-ahmed-2">Khaleel Ahmed</a> says the high fitness levels maintained by seniors like <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/virat-kohli/">Virat Kohli</a> and <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/rohit-sharma/">Rohit Sharma</a> have inspired them to match their lofty standards. <p></p> <p></p>Chinaman bowler <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/kuldeep-yadav/">Kuldeep Yadav</a>, who has been with the Indian team for close to two years, also echoed the views of Gill and Ahmed. <p></p> <p></p>While talking to teammate <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/yuzvendra-chahal/">Yuzvendra Chahal</a> in a short interactive programme uploaded on <em>bcci.tv</em>, Kuldeep credited the team's strict fitness programme for his rapid growth in international cricket. <p></p> <p></p>https://twitter.com/BCCI/status/1090526662607814656 <p></p> <p></p>"It's not like that I work out a lot. I like to follow a good fitness regime which is being given to us. So far it has been very helpful to us," Kuldeep said. <p></p> <p></p>"Our seniors like Rohit bhai, Virat bhai motivate youngsters like us a lot. When they do so, we too feel that we need give our best (on being fit)," he added. <p></p> <p></p>Left-arm pacer Ahmed said that following a strict fitness regime is key for a cricketer to be match-ready whenever required. "Anytime you can get a chance to play in a match, you have to maintain yourself. You need to keep yourself fit every time," Ahmed said. <p></p> <p></p>"Workout needs to be a habit, the same way like you brush your teeth every day. If you maintain your body then only you can last longer as a player," he said. <p></p> <p></p>Young right-handed batsman Gill added: "We maintain ourselves by following the schedule which is being given to us. I am feeling good to be part of the team."