Hasan, Syed Akif and Subhani, Muhammad Imtiaz and Osman, Ms. Amber (2011): Distance matters (evidence from the game of cicket). Forthcoming in: Journal of Economics and Behavioral Studies
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Playing at home-ground gives advantage to the home side always, though the strength of the teams also plays a major role in the eventual outcome of a given match. It is observed that India is remarkable when it plays at home; however, it becomes quite an ordinary side when it plays at opponents’ home-ground. Meanwhile, Australia, which has been the most consistent team for several decades played well both at home and away. After studying the 50-years data of home and away matches for all major cricket playing teams via split technique, it was found that the teams won their matches more, when they play at their home grounds, while playing at opponent’s home-ground may snatch away the victory from them.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Distance matters (evidence from the game of cicket)|
|English Title:||Distance Matters (Evidence from the Game of Cricket)|
|Keywords:||home grounds, home crowd, home, away|
|Subjects:||A - General Economics and Teaching > A1 - General Economics
L - Industrial Organization > L8 - Industry Studies: Services > L83 - Sports ; Gambling ; Restaurants ; Recreation ; Tourism
|Depositing User:||Muhammad Imtiaz Subhani|
|Date Deposited:||17 Nov 2011 14:48|
|Last Modified:||26 Jan 2016 10:56|
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