25 Sep '13, 9pm

Today it is a good time for Kiwi's to see this article about choking from @Scienceofsport - #AmericasCup

Choking, panicking and other responses to pressure Cricket is not a sport that we've done a great deal of analysis of here on The Science of Sport. The irony is that the very first post we ever did, way back in April 2007, was the day of Cricket World Cup Final, which is currently on again in India. That post, and maybe a few more on the marketing of the sport, represent the sum total of our cricket coverage (incidentally, cricket may be played seriously by only half a dozen countries, but it has one of the biggest player and fan bases of any sport, thanks to its huge popularity in India. So powerful is the Indian "force" behind the sport that I once heard that the second largest supporter base for cricket is in the USA...thanks to the all the Indian immigrants! Also, driven by the huge Indian market and its commercial clout, it is one of the wealthier and highest paying s...

Full article: http://www.sportsscientists.com/2011/03/pressure-points-a...

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