Interplay of economic, social, and technological factors that govern the modern cricketing landscape
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Today is an important and interesting day for Cricket lovers all over the world. In celebration of the World Cup finals, today’s newsletter is a distillation of the insights from the book — Crickonomics: The Anatomy of Modern Cricket.
The book starts with questions like —
Why does England rely on private schools for their batters - but not their bowlers? How did demographics shape India's rise? Why have women often been the game's great innovators? Why does South Africa struggle to produce Black Test batters? And how does the weather impact who wins?
and then goes on to look at the structural and fundamental aspects that influence the game Here are some interesting observations