Game Theory: Nicks to the Slips in the Ashes Battle

Here is a lovely example of game theory applied to the battle for the Ashes. Stefan Szymanski looks at how the Prisoner's Dilemma can be applied to the controversy / debate over whether a batsman should walk or stay at the crease when he or she has nicked one to the wicket-keeper or the slips. Click here for the blog article

See also: Penalty shoot out in the Champion's League Final - second article

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