News tagged with crickets

Edible insects a boon to Thailand's farmers

Depending solely on the rains to either yield a good rice crop or leave their fields dry and barren, farmers in this village in northeastern Thailand, the country's poorest region, led a precarious and back-breaking ...

Aug 25, 2014
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Biomechanics of skilled cricket batsmen

Though the discovery might have come too late to help Australia win this week's Second Test match, a team of scientists from Down Under has revealed what techniques give skilled batsmen an edge over their less able teammates ...

Dec 10, 2013
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Real-time Snicko set for Ashes test

The controversial decision review system has had a last-minute update for the start of the Ashes this week, with a real-time Snickometer set to be added to the technology available to match umpires.

Nov 19, 2013
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Hawk-eye or human eye?

For ardent sports fans, decision review technology – popularly known as Hawk-Eye – is having a 'marmite moment'. It's either welcomed as a definitive mechanism to assist a referee make the right decision or an imperfect ...

Nov 06, 2013
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