An overview of cricket ball swing

  title={An overview of cricket ball swing},
  author={Rabindra D. Mehta},
  journal={Sports Engineering},
  • R. Mehta
  • Published 1 December 2005
  • Education
  • Sports Engineering
The aerodynamic properties of a cricket ball have intrigued cricket players and spectators for years, arguably since the advent of the game itself. The main interest is in the fact that the ball can follow a curved flight path that may not always be under the control of the bowler. The basic aerodynamic principles responsible for the nonlinear flight or ‘swing’ of a cricket ball were identified decades ago and many papers have been published on the subject. Over the last 25 years or so, several… 

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  • N. Barton
  • Education
    Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. A. Mathematical and Physical Sciences
  • 1982
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