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The physics of cricket

Author: Mark Kidger
Publisher: Nottingham : Nottingham University Press, 2011.
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An engaging look at the science behind one of the most popular sports in the world, this entertaining reference explains the fundamental impact of physics on all aspects of the game of cricket. Beginning with a brief history of the sport, the book then provides an empirical understanding of how it is played, from the handling of the ball and the design of the bat to the angle of the bowler's arm and the quality of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Kidger
ISBN: 9781908062482 1908062487 9781908062499 1908062495
OCLC Number: 778433316
Notes: Subtitle on cover: "From hotspot to statistics."
Includes indexes.
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 214 pages) : illustrations
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This book looks at the science behind cricket, not just physics, explaining how many different branches of science come together on a cricket field. This is done in a way that should be  Read more...

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