(458)…IPL 10 – Battle between highest v lowest margin

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Is this year’s IPL (10th edition) a battle between lowest and highest margin of victors ?  Teams that had lowest margin of wins  less than 10 runs  – 6 teams(Hyd, Pune, Mumbai, Punjab, Delhi and Bangalore) 2 or less wickets remaining … Continue reading

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(450)…Border-Gavaskar series: Bangalore bounce

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Here is a small analysis on how pitch behaved unpredictably at Bangalore. From day one there was a regular unpredictable bounce. Barring 76 balls i was able to record/update all deliveries. There were 522 balls bowled (minus 76) of which … Continue reading

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(449)…Border-Gavaskar series: India(HV-play)

Border-Gavaskar test series :End of 2nd Test, India have scored 675 runs in 242.3 overs, and lost 40 wickets. Their run rate is slightly high at 2.78 and strike rate is poor at 36.37(balls per wicket)!. It was much lower … Continue reading

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(448)…Border-Gavaskar series: Australia(HV-play)

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Test series – Border Gavaskar series. End of 2nd Test, Australians have scored 933 runs in 340.1 overs, and lost 40 wickets. Their run rate is low at 2.74 and strike rate is 51(balls per wicket)although if one has to … Continue reading

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(445)…Fortress to breach: Take the game deep into the test match-Part I

As India take on Australia in 4- Test Border-Gavaskar Trophy.  Here are some thoughts on how tourist should operate. Recently when New Zealand and England toured India, the host started slowly and than went on to win the series convincingly. … Continue reading

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(441)…The fastest female bowler

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I was watching ladies Big Bash league (WBBL 2), was surprised to watch that no female bowler was touching > 125 Kpm (77.5 mph). In today’s age of technology, where one can enhance their technique, learn new skills and have … Continue reading

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(430)…Balance is a degree of control a person has over their body

After watching two recent test series between Sri Lanka v Australia, and India v New Zealand, i thought batsmen from all 4 teams had problem judging the length of the ball. Here is my view on batting. Batting technique. When … Continue reading

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(421)…At Galle the tide of run rate is constantly rising.

There is a thin chance for Australia to pull off a historic victory….if not, then they can get out of 0-3 humiliation. Here is why – unlike other games played at Galle there is more bounce and less unevenness. Even … Continue reading

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(413)…500+ on the way

As the high scoring ODI of the SL v/s ENG series concludes, one wonders if this trend of run fest will continue in one-day cricket, particularly in England. In 3 years, the next World Cup is scheduled to be played … Continue reading

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(388)… T20I: Bowlers reining

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Based on last 7 T20 Int matches, bowlers have an upper hand, hence teams are not able to post big score consistently, especially in these two series – Ind v SL & SA v Eng. Analysis is based on 3 series … Continue reading

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(376)…Transition period for Test cricket

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(380)…BBL05- Its anyone’s game.

Am following BBL05, and it is quite interesting that teams that have star value players are performing below par. These teams are having difficulty to be at top of points table and they are from big cities like Melbourne(Melbourne Renegades and … Continue reading

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(379)…Batting Construction-(Australia -Frank Worrell Trophy 2015)

 Interesting comparison for Australian batsmen. In West Indies they started steadily but in current series they were off to a fast start to their innings. The run rate is very high in the first four phases of their innings (0-10,11-20,21-30,31-40). … Continue reading

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(377)…BBL05- Smaller grounds produce least sixes!.

  Melbourne is the largest ground in Australia, followed by Brisbane/Gabba in terms of both length and width. Than comes Docklands Stadium which again is situation in Melbourne city. SCG and WACA are the smallest ground in terms of width … Continue reading

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(378)… Batting Construction(West Indies in Frank Worrell Trophy)

No batsman can score runs of every ball.  Dot balls are like air we breathe, it is essential part of cricket. One must not measure dot ball to inability to score runs or slow scoring. I believe dot balls are … Continue reading

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