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(502)…ODIs -Is Australia failing to defend>300 scores?.

It was a surprise to see Australia unable to defend 300 plus score.    By far they are the only team to have the highest percentage(87.35 ) of success defending >300 score in history of One day cricket. and also … Continue reading

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(501)…Champions challenged at home by contender(Gillette ODI series)

As England taken on Australia in Gillette ODI series, we look at their most recent performance. All data is from games played in 2017 and will include Gillette series played in Australia (2018).  

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(500)…Should out of form batsman be retained or dropped ?

As 2017 Ashes series is decided, a general question is posed. This query is applicable to all format, and between any teams playing at all level. Q -When you have already won or loss the series convincingly, do you drop … Continue reading

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(499)…Dukes to Kookaburra England slow to adapt

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Ashes 2017 England have lost the Ashes. One wonders whether brand of the ball is of  disadvantage for the tourist in Australia!. In Australia Kookaburra ball is used at all level…although last year for the first time they used the Dukes … Continue reading

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(498)…70th Ashes(2017)

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The 70th Ashes is over, and Australia won and regained it comprehensively. In the last 4 series(2013 onwards) host nation have been winning The Ashes quite easily. Recently this has been the trend for other test tournaments.  There is no respite … Continue reading

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(497)…Women’s Ashes summary(2017-18) with T20I analysis

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Women’s Ashes got over on 21st Nov 2017- Australia regained the Ashes. They drew one- off Test match, won the ODI series, however lost the T20I series.                   Ashes summary  There was … Continue reading

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(496)..1st Ashes Test(2017-18)- Gabba

below is link to all indicators A Guide to Indicator & Formula. Its meaning and explanation.

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(495)…Men’s Ashes(2017-18) England’s selection based on first class experience.

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Here is profile reading of England’s squad for the Ashes. The 5- test series starts on 23rd Nov,2017 at Gabba and ends in SCG on 4th Jan 2018 . Below player’s analysis is based on their last 2 series played … Continue reading

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(494)…Women’s Ashes(Test cricket)-Spirited batting

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The women’s historic day-night Test match ended in a draw. Australia lead the Ashes series 6-4, with T20 series(3) to be played, starting 17th Nov, 2017. This was the first day/night test that didn’t have any result. The previous six … Continue reading

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(493)…India’s ever changing playing XI in LOI(2017)

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The limited over format is evolving so fast that one cannot fathom how teams can lose a game after winning their previous one with huge margin. I believe one of the major reason is = Ever changing playing XI, viz … Continue reading

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(492)…Women’s Ashes-ODI analysis

The Southern Stars won the one-day series 2-1 (after leading 2-0) against England in the Commonwealth Bank Women’s Ashes 2017-18, and reclaimed the No.1 spot in the Women’s Cricket advancing past World Cup Champion England. The teams are marginally apart … Continue reading

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(490)..WHAT DO THE NUMBERS REALLY SAY?

I will be blogging with John Buchanan on Ashes both women and men this season. We look forward to your views and thoughts. Below is our analysis –   What do the numbers really say?   Women’s Ashes series -winning … Continue reading

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(491)…Women’s Ashes

Women’s Ashes series -winning determined by skill, athleticism, planning and a dash of power

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(489)…ODIs in 2017 = 79.44% one-sided!.

As New Zealand take on India in 3 match series in India (Oct 22-29)  – the 25th ODI series of 2017 we take a look at result margin between teams. – Here is exclusive list of series that was not … Continue reading

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(488)…ODIs(2017)Few close results

This year One day cricket has been one-sided with game favoring the bat. As Bangladesh take on host South Africa in 3- match series, the 24th series this year, there are hardly any close result in 95 games played.  Only … Continue reading

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