In the right hands, a cricket ball can do some pretty amazing things, almost appearing to defy the laws of physics. Many a batter has been bamboozled by a googly, beaten by reverse swing or caught out by a steepling bounce.
Science is at the heart of the battle between bat and ball – from the precision placement of a drive to bowling spin or a turn of pace. Cricketers Jodie Fields and Michael Kasprowicz join cricket-loving scientists to reveal some of the forces and formulae behind this great game.
Michael Kasprowicz has uniquely established himself as a leading business professional specialising in the business of sport. Following his 19 year career as a professional cricketer, Michael completed his MBA...View Profile
Dr Joel Gilmore is a physicist and science communicator who features on television, radio, and in live shows around Australia. He currently co-hosts Food Lab on SBS, talking about the...View Profile
Jodie was the first Queensland woman to captain the Australian Cricket Team, leading the team to double World Cup wins. Shortly after she was named Queensland Sportswoman of the Year,...View Profile
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