Fawad Chaudhry wants Pakistan to manufacture smart cricket balls

Federal Minister for Science & Technology, Fawad Chaudhry, believes sports equipment manufacturers in Pakistan would face no problems in manufacturing smart cricket balls.

Television show host Fakhr-e-Alam shared a Channel 9’s report on how the smart cricket ball works, piling up praise on the technology in his tweet.

Chaudhry, while retweeting Alam’s post, stated that it should not be a problem for ball makers in Sialkot, adding “let’s do a joint project with technical universities and create our own smart cricket ball.”

It calculates the ball’s speed in 3 stages — release, pre-bounce, and post-bounce — which helps in the evaluation of the bowlers’ performance, with the players able to see the results on their smartwatches.

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