The 71st Ashes series has started(1st Aug – 2019), and Australia, the urn holder will be defending them in England. They have not won a series in England since 2001!. Recent history is seesaw success for teams Interestingly the last … Continue reading
World Cup 2019. In my view the format is great for teams to perform. There are couple of things I feel that can be modified. Keep same round robin format. 2 games per day for first 15/20 … Continue reading
Afghanistan Performance Review This is the first time I have watched all Afghanistan matches live and collected their ball 2 ball data featuring few key indicators. Here is my analysis on their WC performance and what was the general … Continue reading
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
Sri Lanka Performance Review Sri Lankan Cricket Board will be very happy with their team’s performance in the World Cup, especially after off field distractions. The controversies involving coach, selectors, players, then the bombing incident – all this would … Continue reading
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
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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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
Pakistan Performance Review Pakistan became the most predictable team in this WC. In sense we all know how Pakistan can beat any team on their day and at same time how they can lose to a lower ranked team … Continue reading
England’s Performance Review Now that England has won the World Cup for very first time, we all would like to see how they prepare themselves to defend it. The next World Cup 2023 will held in India, here where history … Continue reading
India’s Performance Review Coming to this World Cup, India along with England were hot favourites to win. They both had the strongest team! – Like England they too had injury issue with Shikar Dhawan broke his hand and had to … Continue reading
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Australia’s Performance Review Prior to World Cup there was a concern with Australia’s batting, especially in middle-order. In limited over match if opening stand is 50 plus then teams usually end up scoring a decent and defendable total. Australia had … Continue reading
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.
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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