Here’s how artificial intelligence is changing the dynamics of 21st-century cricket

Sep 14, 2021

By: Shadab Rabbani

How is AI used in cricket?

Over the years, technology has become an integral part of cricket, be it for detecting an edge of the bat or predicting the path of the ball. Here’s how AI is used in cricket.

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Coaching with AI

AI has a significant impact on coaching, as it lets coaches make decisions based on a player’s performance.

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Player Data

Data of players, such as performance against opponents, runs and wickets, help coaches prepare better for contests.

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Performance Enhancement

AI analysis helps cricket players understand their strengths and weaknesses, and work on them to improve performance.

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Match Prediction

Machine learning is being used to predict the outcome of a match based on player and team performance data.

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DRS

AI is being used in Umpire’s decision review system (DRS) to analyze LBW dismissals.

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Duckworth Lewis

Artificial intelligence is used in getting accurate Duckworth Lewis results during matches affected by bad weather.

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Develop Stadiums

AI can help develop stadiums that can ensure matches are not interrupted even in bad weather.

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AI in Sports Journalism

Sports journalism is developing with AI, as it can generate automated match summaries based on match data.

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Improving Viewer Experience

AI can be used to enhance viewer’s experience by optimizing the camera angle or providing subtitles for live events based on location.

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