Durham are on
the lookout for a computer literate supporters with time on their
hands who could play a vital role in the club's success this season.
New coach Martyn
Moxon wants to use a computer programme which lets him know how
every single player is performing. It worked for him at Yorkshire
and now the club is looking for volunteers who can input the data
as the games progress at the Riverside.
software generates run scoring charts for batsmen as well as bowling
accuracy tables. Geoff Cook, Durham's Director Cricket, says: "As
the game moves into a technical age the benefits to the players
are enormous. Each ball can be analysed and the performance of batsmen
and bowlers can be detailed for their whole innings, broken down
into strong areas, weak areas and areas to work on. It's very much
developing into a vital part of every international team and becoming
more and more prevalent in the county game."
is used after the match and the statistics are forwarded to the
team captain or the team coach for analysis."
an interest in cricket and some knowledge of computers who can devote
the time to operate the system should contact Pat Walton at the
club on 0191 387 1717 extension 2847.