7th World Congress on Science & Medicine in Cricket

About WCSMC 2023

In continuation of the work done in the previous six editions of the World Congress on Science & Medicine in Cricket, all of which were held during the ICC One Day World Cups, in the respective host nations, the 7th edition is being held in Chandigarh during the 2023 ICC World Cup being hosted by India. The best academic minds in the field of science and medicine, focused on improving all aspects of Cricket, will converge at this venue, with representatives from all major Cricket playing countries. 

Register for WCSMC 2023

World Congress of Science and Medicine in Cricket will be held on November 3-5, 2023 at Chandigarh, India.

Organizing Committee

Prof. Mandeep S. Dhillon

Organizing Chairman
PGIMER, Chandigarh

Dr. Dinshaw Pardiwala

Organizing Co-Chairman
Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital

Prof. Sameer Aggarwal

Organizing Secretary
PGIMER, Chandigarh

Supported by

UT Cricket Association Chandigarh

Punjab Cricket Association

Participating Faculty - International

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Ramesh P. Singh
Durga Raj Pathak

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Sri Lanka

Arjuna De Silva
Asela Ratnayake
Damida Attanayke

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John Orchard
R Ferdinands
Peter Harcourt
Himmat Dhillon
Jessica Orchard
Najeeb Soomro

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United Kingdom

Craig Ranson
Nick Pierce
Mark King
Harpal Soni Bansal

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Abdur Rahman

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South Africa

Candice Christie
Benita Oliver
Habib Noorbhai

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West Indies

Akshai Mann Singh

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New Zealand

Dr. Sibi Walter

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Franz Fuss

Participating Faculty - National

  • Nitin Patel
  • Raju Easwaran
  • Rajeev Raman
  • S Arumugam
  • C Thiagrajan
  • Sidak Dhillon
  • Vijay Shetty
  • IPS Oberoi
  • Vikram Sharma
  • Vivek Atray
  • Harinder Bali
  • Nitin Patel

Proposed Program at Glance


  • Nutrition and cricket. What should a Cricketer eat?
  • Evolution of protective gear Helmet failures etc
  • Problems in wicketkeeping
  • Symposium on Stress in Cricket
  • Insights from Women’s cricket.
  • Batting symposium / Bat backlift evaluation
  • Bowling symposium / Evaluation of Spin bowling
  • Orthobiologics in Cricket
  • Umpire workshops
  • Psychology for coaches

Special Topics

  • Cricket in the tropics. How do we prepare?
  • Individualized hydration protocols. Do these enhance performance?
  • Lumbar stress fractures. What imaging is best and when should we do it?
  • Antidoping protocols. What coaches and players should know
  • Spin bowling evaluation by computer
  • Cardiac screening programs
  • Technology in cricket. Smart watches for bowlers, Gr8 app?
  • Machine learning of batting movement

Data Evaluation & Presentation

  • Injury epidemiology in Cricket
  • Injury surveillance at the Ranji trophy/ Indian domestic cricket
  • Where we are and where we should be Medical issues in Cricket.
  • Has T20 made a difference ?
  • The cricketers shoulder
  • Eye injuries in Cricket
  • Hand injury profile

The registration for the World Conference on Science and Medicine in Cricket 2023 is now open. Check the registration details here.

Abstract Submission

Abstract Submission

World Congress of Science and Medicine in Cricket will be held on November 3-5, 2023 at Chandigarh, India.

Abstract Guidelines

You can submit an Abstract for presentation of paper at World Congress of Science and Medicine in Cricket 2023.  Please Read Abstract Guidelines carefully before you submit the abstract.

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