(587)-Ashes 2019: Series level, unpredictable but deserved result

Ashes Review The series was unpredictable but  2-2 was deserved result for both teams. . England had won their first ever World Cup and with that success they went into Ashes as firm favourites. Then shockingly with great ease Australia … Continue reading

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(586)…Ashes 2019- Australia’s future rests on final days of Ashes.

The last 2 days of this series will decide the future of Australian test batsmen. If they are able produce miracle to salvage themselves from defeat, then they can happily keep their place in this squad. This marvel should be … Continue reading

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(585)…#Ashes2019(Role-play)selection -Wade marginally ahead of Travis

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In Test Cricket batsman’s role-play plays a huge role to build team’s total, particular if condition are suited for bowlers. In the ongoing Ashes scoring runs has been very difficult for both teams. Hence staying at the crease becomes vital … Continue reading

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(582)… Tough job opening in England!. A stats analysis of Ashes openers(1977-2019)

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Have been watching Ashes since 1977 & believe condition in England are toughest for any openers(home or visiting team). Here is snapshot of how openers performed in Ashes.

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(583)..Ashes2019

Few decades ago bowling round the wicket was a rarity for fast bowlers. It was similar to bowling a slower ball. Today every right-arm fast bowler will go round the wicket if a batsman is a left-hander. It is interesting … Continue reading

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(581)…Ashes(2019): -Right-arm round the wicket to you!.

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In this Ashes 2019 series Australia regularly employed at least 5 left handers in their playing XI. Overall seven players participated in 3 tests including two bowlers. In this series Australian left-handers have been victims of LBW, bowled, low scores … Continue reading

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(580)…Ashes -Early victims of new ball!.

The first Ashes Test match of 2019 was won by Australia by 251 Runs. However Australia lost 4 wickets(of 17) in the first 10 overs of both innings. There was lot of movement for the bowlers and at times it … Continue reading

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(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

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(ODI)…IND in WI 2019

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(578)…Unfold Ashes-2015

The last Ashes in England was played in 2015. Host England won 3-2. Interestingly Australia scored more runs with bat, and took more wickets(one more) with the ball…yet they lost the series. Australia in 5 Test /9 Inns scored 2565 … Continue reading

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(574)…CWC2019 Team Review- Bangladesh

Bangladesh Performance Review Bangladesh totally relied on their batting to win matches in this WC. Hence they prepared themselves to chase any target. It is interesting to note that Bangladesh bowlers had more collective experience playing ODIs, then their batsmen. … Continue reading

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(572)…CWC2019 Team Review-South Africa

 South Africa Performance Review     A shocking performance by South Africa!.  When Imran Tahir picked Johnny Bairstow in the very first over of the World Cup, one wondered “wow” what a start by South Africa!. This became the best … Continue reading

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(571)..CWC2019: Team Review – West Indies

 West Indies Performance Review   There is a philosophy in sports –“Potential will never win you any matches, performance win matches”. This truly applies to West Indies, who for this WC were represented by the best potential cricketers, whose performance … Continue reading

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(570)…CWC2019 Team Review – New Zealand

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New Zealand Performance Review   This might sound inappropriate but New Zealand team were lucky to be in the semi-finals!. As the tournament progressed their NNR (Net run rate)was going down. This along with their batting strike rate and boundary … Continue reading

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(563)…CWC2019 -A statistical analysis at end of 34 ODIs

Here is complete statistical analysis on Cricket World Cup 2019. The last lap is on… Here are favorites and outsiders   Qualified teams  Australia(12) – yet to play  NZ, SA  – India(11) – yet to play ENG, BAN, SL New … Continue reading

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