(483)…World Cup 2019-West Indies failed to qualify

As margin of defeat increased over period of time, West Indies failed to qualify for 2019 World Cup. Their defeat in the first ODI against England at Old Trafford stripped them of inevitable qualification for 2019 World Cup. Now they will … Continue reading

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(482)…Australia seek batting balance in ODIs (Tour of India 2017

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As Australia take on India in a 5 match bilateral series, their batting woes continues in ODIs. The middle order is not holding their innings inspite having > 100 stirke rate!. This year there are too many different players batting … Continue reading

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(481)…T20I performance analysis

Below graphic displays data collection from Jan 2017 – of Int.cricket matches played by men in 3 formats. It would be updated after every series. For Batting i am using Scoring shots, Partnerships and Batting position. For Bowling i am using … Continue reading

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(480)…One day performance analysis

Below graphic displays data collection from Jan 2017 – of Int.cricket matches played by men in 3 formats. It would be updated after every series. For Batting i am using Scoring shots, Partnerships and Batting position. For Bowling i am using … Continue reading

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(479)…Test performance analysis

Processed Data – 2017  Below graphic displays data collection from Jan 2017 – of Int.cricket matches played by men in 3 formats. It would be updated after every series. For Batting i am using Scoring shots, Partnerships and Batting position. For … Continue reading

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(478)…Test batting: Staying and batting deep into innings

“Bat a while” – The usual mantra from Australian captain to his players, especially in sub-continent. If a player is able to bat whole session than he can be credited as a decent Test batsman. It is a good benchmark irrespective … Continue reading

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(477)…Matt Renshaw

  Unlike any other Aussie batsmen Matt Renshaw is extremely slow starter to his innings. In first 10-overs he scores every 7 balls which is the slowest for any batsman in today’s test cricket!. Then he gets better with scoring … Continue reading

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(476)…Nathan Lyon

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Australia in trying to save the series have opted to pick 4 spinners in the ongoing 2nd Test match at Chittagong. Nathan Lyon opened the bowling with Pat Cummins, and in the 10th over got the break through. This was … Continue reading

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(475)…Significance of first Test match

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Since Oct’98 Australia are playing their 70th test series (including one-off test match) of which they have won 47. They have lost their first test in ongoing 2-test(70th series)in Bangladesh, hence they do not have any chance of winning the … Continue reading

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(474)…Improved partnership in test cricket under Holder’s leadership

WestIndies posted their 3rd Test win under Jason Holder’s leadership. In Oct 2015 he was appointed their 36th captain, and second youngest to lead a test team. The success rate under him is very little(3 games), nevertheless they have managed to … Continue reading

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(473)…Australia’s winning trend in Asia (Oct-98-2017)

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    Below table is a brief trend analysis of Australia’s test performance in Asia and thorough explanation of those stats.   Result: Won 30.23 %, Lost 44.18%, Drawn 25.58%. Their success rate of not losing(win + draw) is 55.81%, … Continue reading

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(472)…Ravi Ashwin

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Since his comeback from injury in June this year Ravi Ashwin’s bowling performance in all format has been less effective. Has he recovered enough to play ? or he is trying too many different things in Test cricket in particular. … Continue reading

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(471)…Batting positioning (Basil D ‘Oliveira series-SA v Eng -2017)

England won Basil D ‘Oliveira series 3-1. It was not a easy victory, they had to work hard to win the series, particularly after losing the 2nd test match which leveled the series 1-1. This was one of the rare … Continue reading

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(470)…Batting resurrection

Recently test batting in 2nd innings has become much easy for teams(either is 3rd innings or 4th innings of the match). Even if teams have conceded of 100 or more runs lead they are still able to post decent 2nd innings … Continue reading

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(469)…Is test match batting less challenging in Sri Lanka ?

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                   Is test match batting less challenging in Sri Lanka ? The best way to measure is- how easy runs can be accumulated( balls/wkts)losing less wickets, and the team’s run-rate. Last July … Continue reading

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