The advantage of a no-ball is a huge value for batting team, (not for bowling team). This year(2019) in 28 ODIs there were 26 no-balls bowled. The value of those can be summed by adding runs scored off free-hit, runs … Continue reading
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Few days back as i was sifting through this year’s (2018-19)Indian domestic performance, I found amazing stats!. Milind Kumar ! A middle-order batsman from Sikkim who happened to score the most runs (1331)and centuries(6) in this year’s Ranji Trophy! To be … Continue reading
Historic event at KFC Big Bash League (or any T20 franchise)- for the very first time both finalist(Renegades & Stars) are from same city, viz Melbourne, will meet at Marvel Stadium. Since the advent of BBL 79 players represented Australia(all … Continue reading
Earth is witnessing climate changes-https://www.newscientist.com/article/2192369-so-far-2019-has-set-35-records-for-heat-and-2-for-cold/? Similarly Cricket(all format) is witnessing constant fluctuations in results. In last 40 days(Jan 2019) we have seen India winning a test series in Australia for the very first time,http://allthatcricket.com/547-india-has-learned-to-win-outside-asia/ then whipping NZ in … Continue reading
To continue and conclude the fourth format of cricket, here is a statistical analysis of each session of day night matches. Experts rightly feel that pink ball moves a lot under lights. There is lot of swing and seam movement … Continue reading
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There has been scarcity of drawn test matches in last few years. Since World Cup 2015 only 15.26 % drawn test matches. Last year (2018)in 48 tests there were only 5 drawn test matches(5/48 = 10.41%)including two day/night matches. The … Continue reading
As India taken on New Zealand down under(limited over series). They will be facing lot of horizontal shots from host team. NZ has the maximum no.of players who are affluent in reverse-sweep. The smaller grounds is an added advantage. Hence slow … Continue reading
India now has learned to win overseas. Their visit to Australia was the 80th overseas series since 1932. Here are stats snippets of series win outside Asia. The Border-Gavaskar series (2018-19) was their first ever series win in Australia in … Continue reading
The 2018-19 Border-Gavaskar series is 2-1 at end of 3rd Test, favoring India. There is some coincidence going into 4th Test match at Sydney Cricket Ground. Australia haven’t lost a test match at SCG since 2011. It was the Ashes … Continue reading
(545)…Australia’s Test match run-rate has been low…but batsmen are occupying crease for longer period(100+overs)
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There has been a drop in batting run-rate in test matches for Australia at home. It was during last year’s Ashes series(2017-18) their run rate started to slip down alarmingly(home and away)!. In that series their overall rate in 8 … Continue reading
(543)…Tail-end batsmen can stay at crease….but on their own cannot post big totals(Border-Gavaskar-2018-19)
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Australia’s test batting is under pressure. Since the ban of 3 players(David Warner, Cameron Bancroft and Steve Smith) involved in ball-tampering, their batting has been very poor. It is the lower-order/tail-end batsmen that has not allowed any embarrassment of low … Continue reading
Test cricket analysis on batting partnership and batting position. Here is a graphic analysis of this year’s(2018) test performance of all test playing nation. All data updated at end of 31st December 2018.
T20 cricket is about 120 balls to be played, hence each ball is relevant to the outcome of the game. As India start their complete Australian tour with T20I series, we take a look at how Aussies have performed post … Continue reading
India in Australia History and trend As India embark on their full tour to Australia. We look at their recent success down under. Interestingly their recent success (this century) has been very similar to overall success in all format in … Continue reading