Press Release

From Wicket-Keeper to Bot-Keeper

Bots For That, a leading innovator in automated solutions, is thrilled to announce the launch of its ground-breaking Bot for the esteemed charity initiative, Runs4Research. This cutting-edge technology revolutionises the way their participants cricket game data is compiled and updated, providing a significant boost to efficiency, accuracy, and the overall enjoyment of the sport.

The newly developed Bot, affectionately named “Run Machine” seamlessly integrates with the Runs4Research central web application, automating the tedious and time-consuming task of compiling weekly runs and wickets. This means that their administrators no longer need to spend countless hours engaged in mind-numbing manual data entry, ensuring they have more time to promote the cause as well as showcase their talent on the pitch.

The impact of this Bot on the Runs4Research community up and down the country cannot be overstated. Previously, dedicated individuals tirelessly laboured to update game results, facing the arduous challenge of avoiding errors and mistakes that could impact the integrity of the data. Thanks to Bots For That’s innovation, those days are long gone. “Run Machine” not only saves an impressive 8-12 hours of painstaking work each week, but also eliminates human error, guaranteeing accurate and up-to-date information for all cricketers and fans alike who are involved in the initiative.

Beyond the excitement of cricket, Bots For That is proud to partner with Runs4Research, a remarkable charity initiative dedicated to supporting dementia and Alzheimer’s sufferers in the UK. The impact of their work extends far beyond the cricket pitch, making a tangible difference in the lives of those affected by these challenging conditions. By supporting Runs4ResearchBots For That demonstrates its commitment to making a positive impact and aligning with worthy causes that enrich the community.

CEO of Bots For That, Daniel Lawrence, shared his enthusiasm, saying, “We are honoured to have built ‘Run Machine’ for Runs4Research and to contribute to their incredible cause. The ability to merge our passion for cutting-edge technology with the opportunity to support those affected by dementia and Alzheimer’s is both humbling and inspiring. We are confident that this collaboration will not only transform cricket data management but also generate greater awareness and resources for Runs4Research’s vital work.”

Founder of Runs4Research, Jake Burton, echoed his enthusiasm, saying, “As the individual responsible for the data entry over the first two years of Runs4Research, the development of ‘Run Machine’ Bot could not come soon enough. The cricket community are very protective of their stats, and this will allow them to see accurate data reflective of their on-field performances. More importantly, it will allow the initiative to continue to expand without any scalability issues caused by the time lost to arduous data entry. I cannot thank the team at Bots For That enough for their support and development in making this happen”.

In conclusion, Bots For That’s revolutionary Bot, “Run Machine“, has set a new standard for grass-roots cricket data management. By eliminating hours of manual data entry, eradicating errors, and providing real-time updates, “Run Machine” ensures that cricketers across the country have instant access to accurate game statistics. Bots For That is immensely proud to partner with the Runs4Research charity initiative, championing their cause and highlighting the importance of supporting dementia and Alzheimer’s sufferers.

Contact for inquiries:

Phil Daniels, Community Lead at Bots For That