Anthropometric variables are very important in distinguishing the players among themselves. Anthropometric variables can play a key role in defining the players as per the requirement of different games. Anthropometric variables plays vital role to identify talent to enhance the sports performance. Few studies have been conducted to identify talent in cricket. The main aim of the study is to identify anthropometric variables of cricket players for developing talent identification model.
Methods: The study is a descriptive study. The convenient sampling method is used to select the subjects. Standard tools and test have been used to collect data of total 200 male cricket players of age (14-17 years).
Results: Results of the study showed that anthropometric variables are very important to develop talent identification model for cricket.
Conclusion: On the basis of result, it is found that eight anthropometric variables should be taken instead of taking too much variables while identifying talent in cricket.