International Journal of Advanced Research and Development

International Journal of Advanced Research and Development


International Journal of Advanced Research and Development
International Journal of Advanced Research and Development
Vol. 1, Issue 3 (2016)

Difference between batsman and fast bowlers in relation to grip strength, back strength, leg strength and flexibility in cricket


Dr. Ratnesh Singh, Kunvar Singh

Purpose: Purpose of the study was to compare grip strength, back strength, leg strength and flexibility between fast bowlers and Batsman.

Methods: For the present study total 20 (10 fast bowlers and 10 batsman from G.G.V. Bilaspur, (C.G.), were selected as subjects on the basis of purposive sampling method.

Statistical Technique: To know the difference between fast bowlers and batsman in comparison to grip strength, back strength, leg strength and flexibility descriptive statistics and independent t-test was used for the analysis of data with the help of SPSS (16.0 version) software and the level of significance was set at 0.05.

Findings and conclusions: The grip strength mean score of batsman 34.81 and mean score of fast bowlers 39.80 t-value is 5.590. The back strength mean score of batsman 128.69 and mean score of fast bowlers 135.86 t-value is 4.548. The leg strength mean score of batsman 125.55 and mean score of fast bowlers 133.10 t-value is 3.505. Flexibility mean score of batsman 29.82 and mean score of fast bowlers 35.22 t-value is 5.153. Level of significance set at 0.05. On the basis of these result this is clear that there is significance difference between fast bowlers and batsman in relation to grip strength, back strength, leg strength and flexibility.
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