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Batting Legend Rahul Dravid to Speak at MIT Sports Analytics Conference

Batting Legend Rahul Dravid to Speak at MIT Sports Analytics

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Batting legend Rahul Dravid has been invited to talk on the annual MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference. Dravid might be joined by former England cricketer Isa Guha and former South Africa opener Gary Kirsten on the convention which is hosing a panel dialogue on cricket for the primary time.

The theme of this yr’s convention is Show Me the Data and might be held on on April 8 and 9 just about. The dialogue – How Analytics is Revolutionising Cricket – might be moderated by Alok R Singh, director at Dell Technologies.

Dravid, at the moment serving because the Director of Cricket Operations on the National Cricket Academy in Bengaluru, is a former India batsman who’s extensively thought to be one of many best to have performed the sport. A constant performer, he amassed over 24,000 runs throughout codecs alongside 48 centuries and 146 half-centuries.

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Guha is a former England quick bowler who took 148 wickets throughout codecs throughout her worldwide profession. She is now a well-liked cricket commentator.

Kirsten is a former South Africa batsman who scored over 14,000 runs in Tests and ODIs between 1993 and 2004. Post retirement, he grew to become a coach and famously led India to ODI World Cup triumph in 2011.

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The dialogue goals to supply insights into how cricket is “playing catch up by using data and in-game technology to further develop the sport.”

The different classes on main sports within the US like basketball, soccer, baseball will even supply studying for cricket to make use of analytics and know-how. Especially how information and in-game know-how are advancing their leagues like NFL, MLB, NBA and popularising them in different elements of the world, a launch stated.

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