(514)…Aus v SA series- Rise and fall of two teams

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After rejoicing Ashes success, Aussies landed a mighty blow by winning the first test against host South Africa. They won the game by 118 runs with whole day’s play left. The host were bundled out for 162 in first innings … Continue reading

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(513)…Aussies fight history away from home

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In last 20 years Australia has a history of not winning their away Test series if score-line is level at the end of 2nd test!. Currently the series is locked 1-1 with two more tests to play. So far (since … Continue reading

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(511)…South Africa batting needs makeover

In previous post http://allthatcricket.com/510-2/ we reflected low test scores in South Africa. In last 6 home tests only twice host went past 400 mark, and their overall batting average is at modest 33.76 runs/wkt. Their run rate and boundary rate are satisfactory(see … Continue reading

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(510)…Recent test matches in South Africa is producing low scores.

The recently concluded India- South Africa series was a low scoring affair. One would assume host South Africa had prepared surface that would their bowling, viz suit swing and seam. Nevertheless after observing stats of recent past series played in … Continue reading

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(505)…Fields in New Zealand harvest runs for batsmen in T20Is!.

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In a packed cricketing schedule it was first time 3 nations played a T20 tri-series in 2 separate countries. The first half of 3 games was played in Australia, followed by 4 (finals including)in New Zealand. The performance were contrasting … Continue reading

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(504)…Gillette ODI series(2017)Australia finding pieces, England setting pieces

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                            The Gillette series review Australia had won the Ashes convincingly 4-0.  The ODI series started after 7 days, and one understandably thought the result would be the … Continue reading

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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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(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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