When India started playing Test cricket, they did not have a genuine seam bowler, hence would open the bowling with a spinner and part-timers. Today India have world class fast bowlers, but yet their success at home is based on … Continue reading
WPL(2023 -The first edition) RCB’s inability to pick wickets is historic!.
Teams tend to lose wickets when they are trying to score quickly, especially when looking for boundaries –hence RCB lost too many wickets when they batted. However not the same case when they bowled, teams hardly lost any wickets against … Continue reading
(682)….The Ashes(2021-22)Cummins, the captain to address the elephant!.
As the 72th Ashes series gets underway at Brisbane tomorrow (Dec 8-12, 2021). Australia for the very first time will be led by a fast bowler!. Pat Cummins will become the 47th cricketer to lead Australia. The list includes fill-in captains … Continue reading
(681)…BBL 10- A short review of new rule (Bonus pts after 10th over)
Due to this new BBL law of bonus points at end 10th over, teams lost most wickets in 9th over and also in the 3rd over(before power play over) Usually one expects cluster of wickets to fall after 17th … Continue reading
(675)….T20I-Scores get customised in various countries
There is a fast decline in runs teams score when batting first. The trend of low scores started from 2019, and this year(2021) it has dived down to 148!. 2018 year was 169 2019 year it was -165 2020 year … Continue reading
(648)…T20 : 10% contribution from batsmen
I have devised few criteria for T20 cricket that can help us evaluate a batsman’s performance. These can be used as point system for MVP table. In cricket’s all format staying at the crease is the most fundamental game-plan or … Continue reading
(641)…The Australian way of T20 cricket. Part VI – Big Overs is win factor
In this post we conclude Australia’s T20I analysis. Here we find why Australia is struggling in this format. The Big Overs Big Overs : We consider 10 or more RPO as big overs, and in batting there is a steep … Continue reading
Does Sixers have the mantra to win T20 cricket?.
A brief analysis on how Sydney Sixers won successive Big Bash League during last two season. Here is detailed stats analysis of their team’s batting/bowling performance. sixers BBL 10 … Continue reading
(625)…Impact Points Leverage(IPL)
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Impact Points Leverage (IPL) There are many ways to measure a batsman’s overall performance – strike rate, boundary rate, scoring rate, staying at crease and few more. However i have always been keen to know their contribution to team’s run-rate. … Continue reading
(613)…A Beacon for your indicators
For last few weeks have been seeking a wholesome indicator for measuring cricket performance, something that is transparent, strong, blends, keeps balance, and can be used for the smallest to largest statistical analysis. In Cricket, there are three main characters, … Continue reading
(579)…Going past with inconceivable information.- “A phenomena called Andrew Symonds”!.
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My main area of interest has been Sports and Arts. And in years gone by I have collected few articles. Apart from renting, borrowing, buying books, magazines & journals, I was blessed with some great resources. My my major source … Continue reading
Dale Steyn – Swing King retires
Last night (5th August 2019) Dale Steyn announced his retirement from Test cricket. The decision came after assessing his injuries, which has been quite frequent in recent times. It has not allowed him to play entire series. Hence he decided … Continue reading
(566)..Cricket World Cup(2019) -A statistical analysis
Here is a complete statistical analysis of 12th World Cup -2019. Featuring 48 ODIs including four abandoned ones. However stats from Super Over bowled in the finals is excluded.
(565)…CWC2019Finals- A contest between Modern cricket v Orthodox cricket
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The CWC2019 finals is here!. Host England meets New Zealand at Lord’s on Sunday July 14, 2019. This is England’s 4th appearance in the finals. Their appearance in the finals was in 1992. On the other hand this is New … Continue reading
(561)…World Cup 2019 – A Review
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There were 63 ODIs played before the start of World Cup 2019 (only including teams that are taking part in this tournament). Based on margin of wins, there were very few close matches. It seems it was one-sided contest! … Continue reading