Cricket Catching Drills - Application of a Redundantly Actuated 2-DOF 3-UPS Parallel Platform to Increase the Efficacy of Providing Catching Practice Drills in Cricket

Ajinkya Arun Bhole, Ravi Kant Mittal

Abstract

'Catches win matches' is probably the oldest adage in Cricket. A fielder may only be required to take one catch in an entire game, but his success in taking that catch may have a considerable effect on the outcome of the match. Application of technology to sports equipment has a great impact on performance and has a potential to revolutionize the entire sporting culture. This paper presents an application of a redundantly actuated 2-DOF 3-UPS Parallel Chain Platform to boost the efficacy of providing catching practice drills by maintaining a degree of realism. The basic idea is to swerve a ball shot from a Ball Shooting Machine onto the platform, in random or desired directions by changing the orientation of the platform instantaneously as the ball hits it. We have formulated a method to calculate the velocity and angle of launch of the ball, required to provide practice drills for high catches and simulated the same.

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Arun Bhole A. and Mittal R. (2015). Cricket Catching Drills - Application of a Redundantly Actuated 2-DOF 3-UPS Parallel Platform to Increase the Efficacy of Providing Catching Practice Drills in Cricket . In Proceedings of the 3rd International Congress on Sport Sciences Research and Technology Support - Volume 1: icSPORTS, ISBN 978-989-758-159-5, pages 190-197. DOI: 10.5220/0005603901900197


in Bibtex Style

@conference{icsports15,
author={Ajinkya Arun Bhole and Ravi Kant Mittal},
title={Cricket Catching Drills - Application of a Redundantly Actuated 2-DOF 3-UPS Parallel Platform to Increase the Efficacy of Providing Catching Practice Drills in Cricket},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 3rd International Congress on Sport Sciences Research and Technology Support - Volume 1: icSPORTS,},
year={2015},
pages={190-197},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0005603901900197},
isbn={978-989-758-159-5},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 3rd International Congress on Sport Sciences Research and Technology Support - Volume 1: icSPORTS,
TI - Cricket Catching Drills - Application of a Redundantly Actuated 2-DOF 3-UPS Parallel Platform to Increase the Efficacy of Providing Catching Practice Drills in Cricket
SN - 978-989-758-159-5
AU - Arun Bhole A.
AU - Mittal R.
PY - 2015
SP - 190
EP - 197
DO - 10.5220/0005603901900197