Cricket machine masters bowling October 6, 2006Posted by sk in Blogroll, Cricket, cricket - क्रिकेट, Technology and Software.
Interesting article in BBC:
A machine that can replicate the spin and swing of bowlers has been developed at a UK university.
The robotic bowler has been created at Loughborough University as part of a virtual reality project to improve match training for cricket.
This is pretty useful for batsmen from teams like Kenya, Bangladesh, Zimbabwe that find it difficult against quality bowlers. Come to think of it, this’ll benefit India a lot too. Even our so-called technically sound batsmen struggle against the likes of Brett Lee, McGrath, and [add a bowler] (I haven’t been following cricket lately, so pardon me if our team has managed to tame these bowlers).