Gadgets that will help you manifest your dream of playing like a professional cricketer

Cricket runs in the blood of Indians, Bleed Blue as we call it. As this IPL season comes around the corner, everyone is super hyped to become a part whether it’s by watching the match or playing your own matches. While the former is always an easy option, how we all aspire to play like our favorite cricketer is beyond imagination! With new gadgets being introduced in the sports industry, here are some gadgets that can help you up your batting game this IPL season-


str8bat is an IoT and Data Science based technology that gives budding and professional cricketers access to real-time, actionable insights by recording, analyzing, and enhancing every aspect of the batting and connecting them to the world’s best coaches.

The str8bat sensor enables a cricketer’s bat to communicate with coaches and players in a language they understand. This is what makes players of all levels enthusiastic about this product. The str8bat cricket bat sensor is placed behind the bat and it captures motion without cameras. The feather-light sensor records batting data in real-time and also provides a 360-degree 3D view of all your shots.

In addition to providing information about your bat speed, impact speed, bat timing, bat lift angle, sweet spot percentage, and more, the str8bat sensor provides you with data-backed insights into your own batting. str8bat gives its users levers to improve their batting and benchmark themselves against elite players across the globe. Coaches and players can access instant, visual insights using str8bat’s analytics algorithm and solutions on their smartphones.

Thousands of cricket players and coaches have already benefited from str8bat’s technology, including Rajasthan Royals, Cricket Australia, and many cricket academies and clubs. Aspiring cricketer stars (and anyone looking to improve their batting) from over 350 cities and towns across India are using the str8bat sensor to get insights that were never available before.

BatSense by aims to blend data analytics with raw performances and serve up a thorough examination of whatever transpires on the field.
The technology can be used by fixing a Puck, that weighs between 15-25 grams on the bat handle, thereby allowing it to record the requisite data. The Puck enables several facets to be highlighted, especially considering those are often overlooked when trying to fix a batsman’s technique. The device is dovetailed with the SmartCricket App which provides a detailed analysis of the player’s techniques and gaming style. The SmartCricket App can be used by players as well as coaches, enabling the players to analyze their game and even connect with a coach and get advice from the coach in real-time. The coaches can, on the other hand, connect with their player or players and guide the players in real-time from wherever they are.

Spektacom by Anil Kumble has a bat sensor that is ultralight, thin, and has hassle-free connectivity through Bluetooth. A chargeable device, the Spektacom bat sensor requires only 2 hours to be fully charged. The device is then attached to the bottom of your bat towards the curved side.
This sensor can be used by aspiring cricketers, coaches, parents, and even professional cricketers to analyse and improve their games.

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