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2013-07-05 11:18:24

As the Ashes series gets underway next week, a pair of brothers from Australia have been exploring the physics behind the spin of a cricket ball. While physicists are much more accustomed to measuring the spin of electrons, protons and neutrons, Garry and Ian Robinson, Honorary Visiting Fellows at the University of New South Wales and the University of Melbourne respectively, have presented equations that govern the trajectory of a spinning ball as it moves through the air in the presence...

2008-07-10 00:00:18

By NICOLE DASTUR He ruled the Indian spin bowling attack for years. Now, at 37, he's captaining the Indian Test side. But Anil Kumble's not yet out, for he's all set to make his acting debut in a Pritish Nandy production Meerabai Not Out. Yes, Kumble will soon be seen on the big screen; what's more, he's playing himself! "The film revolves around cricket and a particular cricketer which happens to be me. So I'm essentially playing myself. That's why I agreed to do the film," says Kumble,...


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