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(697)…IPL 2022 -The fifteenth edition

As IPL’s 15th edition got underway we look at an interesting fact of each team as of from this year there would be 10 teams participating in IPL. The new franchise teams are Gujarat Lions and Lucknow Giants. At end … Continue reading

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(694)…Pakistan’s partnerships, a concern for Australia?.

  In the ongoing series so far Pakistan has relied on their top two wickets to build partnerships. ….   However its their strong base in middle order that has enabled them to score big. Their fourth and fifth wicket … Continue reading

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(693)…Test Cricket : -Pakistan strengthening their batting!

As we move into the second test – we ponder what kind of bowling line both teams should have!. It is very clear from the given result at Pindi that bowlers struggled to pick wickets, especially fast bowlers with the … Continue reading

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(695)…..Flashback’98 -Australia in Pakistan

Statistical analysis of Australia’s tour of Pakistan Nov 1998         1- Team’s primary indicators        2- Australia’s top batsmen       3-Australia’s batting partnerships         4-Pakistan’s batting partnerships          4-Australia’s … Continue reading

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Australia in Pakistan(2021) – An Historic comeback

When was the last time Australia picked only 1 wicket on first of a Test match?. This was the question i was asking myself after first day’ s play in Rawalpindi. Surprisingly it happened in back home in Australia against … Continue reading

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(691)…BBL11 – Partnerships – Best teams

BBL – Partnerships  So far  these two teams have the best opening partnerships in this edition of BBL. In 8 matches Sixers had four 25+partnerships for opening stand, and only one single digit partnerships.   Scorhers opening stand has been … Continue reading

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(689)..BBL11-The Melbournes – Poor starters

Melbourne Stars  At end of 32 matches, Melbourne Stars have won only 3 matches from 7 played. Here is their partnerships list in 7 matches they played and comparison with 3 they won. Their openers are still not able to … Continue reading

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(690)…The Ashes(2021-22) England – Get off the mark quickly!.

Here is one of the smallest statistics indicators. Although it has no relevance in shorter format and most times in Test cricket, however if Test cricket is low scoring then there is trend for batsmen to score big or small. … Continue reading

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(688)…The Ashes – Drop-in on Boxing day!

  The Ashes now continues in Melbourne where they will play on a drop-in pitch during Boxing Day, 26th Dec.    Since 1996, Melbourne Cricket ground has used drop-in pitches, and England has played 6 Test matches.     Here … Continue reading

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(686)…Ashes under lights – Part II

    Here is a look at how both teams bowled in a session of last three Ashes series The Ashes 2015 in UK    The Ashes 2017-18 in Australia  The Ashes 2019 in UK   

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(685)…BBL XI – a new trend(going back to old school of defending)

At end of 13th BBL the win ratio is 9/13 for teams batting first, and interestingly 6 of them came for teams that won the toss and choose to bat!. The reason of interest here is – T20 format at … Continue reading

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(684)…The Ashes under lights

This is the second time Ashes is played under lights. The first was played at Adelaide( Dec 2017) which Australia won by 120 runs Australia have played 8 tests under lights, all at home and won all!. England on the … Continue reading

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(683)…The Ashes- Spin has less effect, but new ball has been influential!.

A brief analysis on which type of bowlers had more success in last three Ashes (2015 onwards )both home and away. Interestingly spinners had very less effect on any both teams!.       However the new ball had more … Continue reading

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(682)….The Ashes(2021-22)Cummins, the captain to address the elephant!.

As the 72th Ashes series gets underway at Brisbane tomorrow (Dec 8-12, 2021). Australia for the very first time will be led by a fast bowler!. Pat Cummins will become the 47th cricketer to lead Australia. The list includes fill-in captains … Continue reading

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(681)…BBL 10- A short review of new rule (Bonus pts after 10th over)

  Due to this new BBL law of bonus points at end 10th over, teams lost most wickets in 9th over and also in the 3rd over(before power play over) Usually one expects cluster of wickets to fall after 17th … Continue reading

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