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Wickramasinghe I. Bowlers’ Performances in 2013 Champions Trophy. Ann. Appl. Sport Sci. 2014; 2 (1) :1-10
URL: http://aassjournal.com/article-1-137-en.html
Department of Mathematical Sciences, Eastern New Mexico University , Indika.Wickramasinghe@enmu.edu
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Cricket is becoming a fashionable team game throughout the world. One day internationals (ODI) have been able to bring more and more spectators to the cricket ground, due to the nature of its’ format. Among the ODI tournaments, the Champions trophy takes a significant place, as it is the second largest tournament after the global event of cricket world cup. This paper investigates the performances of the bowlers who appeared in the 2013 Champions trophy. The main aim of this study is to identify the bowlers’ characteristics which impact their performances. The kernel resampling technique (KRT) is implemented to analyze the collected sample (N=41) of the bowlers who played the Champions trophy in 2013. Findings of this study reveal that the bowlers’ prior economy rate and the height have influenced the performance significantly, while the handedness and the bowling style have not shown a statistical significance on their performances.

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Type of Study: Original Article | Subject: Motor Control and its Related Branches
Received: 2014/02/1 | Accepted: 2014/03/30 | Published: 2014/07/6

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