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(538)…Season of Reckoning – The Fall

After the defeat at hands of South Africa in 1st ODI in their ongoing 3-match series, I look at Australia post World Cup(2015)performance. They have played 64 ODIs in 16 series (including bilateral and ongoing series v SA) won only … Continue reading

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(537..)- T20I trends and pattern

In T20I there is an apparent trend of team losing more wickets while batting first. Perhaps this might be one of the reason for them to field first after winning the toss. Currently(Oct onward) there are few series played across … Continue reading

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(536)….Australian Cricket – A season of reckoning!

As Australia start their Int. home season, we wonder amidst recent controversies (https://ab.co/2Qj77Tg) this coming season would be a reckoning period for them? First up they are facing South Africa in 3 ODIs and only T20I – followed by a … Continue reading

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(535)…Test batting – A major headache for Australia. Aus v/s Pak in UAE(2018)

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Batting was the major reason for Australia to lose their test series v/s  Pakistan in UAE. After suspension of top 3 players (2 opener and middle order), Australia went into this series with a fresh group of opening batsmen. This … Continue reading

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(534)…JLT -A proxy practice for World Cup 2019 ?.

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Is Australia’s 50-over domestic tournament JLT, a proxy practice for next year’s World Cup ? Last year Western Australia won the JLT trophy convincingly. They had a great start to the tournament and never lost their momentum. However this year, inspite … Continue reading

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(533)… Are pitches in India of double-standard ?.

As India take on West Indies in 2nd Test of 2-test series today(12th Oct,2018). I take a look at recent test matches that yielded result in India. Since Jan 2017, 10 Test matches(before 2nd Test at Hyderabad) were played, yielding … Continue reading

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(532)…Australia in Pakistan(2018)-Opening the way

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It has been 58 Tests(111 Inns) spanning 5 years that an opening stand of 100 plus runs has been posted against Australian bowling attack!. Last time it was in 2013 in India when Australia toured for 4-Test series. It was … Continue reading

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531- Australia in Pak(2018). Mohd Amir-from strike to stock bowler!.

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The axing of Mohd Amir is wise decision, but should have been taken earlier. Since his return in 2015, Amir has become a limited over specialist and stock bowler in Test cricket. On field he has been used sparsely in … Continue reading

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(530)…Has Asia Cup 2018 outlined WC 2019 ?.

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Asia Cup 2018 got over and one wonders from team’s performance whether NEXT year we would see a low scoring World Cup ?. I think it can go either way as the format of forthcoming WC is based on every … Continue reading

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(529)…Asia Cup 2018(13th Edition). The last hurdle!.

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As we reach the finals of Asia Cup it is very surprising that teams so far have not touched the score of 300 runs. Before this game there were 24 times this feat was achieved while batting first, viz 23.30%. … Continue reading

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(528)…13th Asia Cup (2018)

The 13th edition of #AsiaCup2018 is starting tomorrow(15th Sept 2018). Cricket being the top sport in Asia, it should have a mandatory 2 year period event, with more team participating. There were only 3 teams(India the winners, Pakistan and Sri … Continue reading

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(527)…Opportunity plenty in Test cricket

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England won the M K Patuadi Series 4-1 but were made to work very hard to win the series.The margin of win was not small but they were pushed to the wall to earn it.  I was very interested in … Continue reading

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(526)…The Art of bowling.

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                                Understanding movement – wobble!.   It was during Australia Test tour of South Africa that I noticed a consistent unpredictable movement, both in air and off … Continue reading

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(525)…The Origins of AllthatCricket Blog

This post is about how I started my blog site All That Cricket. After leaving my job as an cricket analyst, I wanted to write posts that reflected my interests in and approaches to observing cricket performance. My aim is … Continue reading

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(524)…Aus v Eng(ODI)2018 -A newage cricket

The England v Australia is 3 games up and score line is host winning all three(featuring world record total of 481). The same was the case when England visited Australia. The scoreline after 3 games was same, viz England winning all three!. … Continue reading

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