Chappell updates himself with new cricket technology

Published: Wednesday, June 22, 2005, 23:53 [IST]
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Bangalore:The Indian team coach, Greg Chappell, visited a software firm and familiarised himself with technologies that are available for use that can help find a batsman or bowler's weaknesses.

The 56-year-old former Australian captain, who assumed charge earlier this week, spent some time at TCS-BTS firm in Bangalore and was introduced to E-Cric Pro technology devoloped by the company.

Former Indian medium pacer Javagal Srinath, himself an engineer, was at hand and he, former cricketer Yajurvendra Singh and the company's computer experts explained its features to the batting great. Chappell also watched a demonstration of the technology.

"If these high-end data mining information can help us identify and correct the weaknesses of a batsman or bowler, why not? we can use it," he said.

The technology enables storing of minute details of batsman or bowler in action, company officials said.

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