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FEBRUARY 13, 2015

History and form back Australia; NZ and SA not far behind

A look at how teams have done in previous World Cups - their records and their win margins. Also their recent form
Australia have not only been the most successful team in the World Cups, they also have won their matches convincingly most times. © AFP
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FEBRUARY 07, 2015

Top bowling and batting performances in the World Cup

A look at the best bowling and batting innings of the World Cups using two elaborate methods - Innings Spell Value and High Score Index. Plus, the Bradman memorabilia
JANUARY 24, 2015

A different ball, a different result

A look at the closest matches in Test history, and a Bradman surprise
JANUARY 10, 2015

A baker's dozen of 2014 vignettes and stars

The best of 2014, and yet another Bradman surprise
DECEMBER 27, 2014

Going for glory and falling just short

An anecdotal account of close finishes similar to the recent Adelaide Test, and yet another Bradman surprise
DECEMBER 13, 2014

More numbers, from readers

Another dose of random numbers - this time from readers. Also: a tribute to Phillip Hughes, and the now-customary Bradman surprise.
NOVEMBER 29, 2014

Player Ball Difference: An interesting new concept

A look at the fastest and the slowest innings in cricket using a new concept - Ball Difference. And, yet another Bradman surprise
NOVEMBER 17, 2014

An irreverent look at cricket numbers

A 100 random numbers that tell stories - loads of fun in store. Plus, another Bradman surprise
NOVEMBER 01, 2014

ODI overs analysis using ball-by-ball data: part 3

Detailed analyses of the scoring trends in ODIs, beginning with the 1999 World Cup. Plus, a Bradman surprise
OCTOBER 25, 2014

ODI overs analysis using ball-by-ball data: Part 2

A look at various interesting high and low-scoring sequences in ODIs with the help of ball-by-ball data. Plus, a Bradman surprise
OCTOBER 11, 2014

ODI overs analysis using ball-by-ball data: Part 1

An analysis using ball-by-ball data to identify scoring and wicket-taking patterns through the 50-over innings in ODIs
SEPTEMBER 27, 2014

ODI streaks: 62 and 63 matches long

A look at the best ODI players and the most productive streaks in their careers
SEPTEMBER 13, 2014

Dynamic Test team performance analysis

An analysis using a comprehensive methodology that identifies the best teams and their dominant periods in Test history
AUGUST 30, 2014

Analysing the unexplainable

Stats review of the England-India Test series, including a look at sequences by teams that were as bad as, or worse than, India's five-innings streak of sub-200 scores in the recently concluded Test series
AUGUST 20, 2014

Performance and result analysis of Test teams

A look at Test teams across the years, measuring the peaks of each team, and the highest peak across teams
AUGUST 09, 2014

Peer analysis of Test teams: Part 1

A look at the best and the worst Test teams of different eras
JULY 26, 2014

Test streaks: 52 and 27 matches long

A look at the best batting and bowling streaks in Tests
JULY 12, 2014

Coming back to win from hopeless first-innings situations

A look at some of the most thrilling victorious fightbacks in Tests
JUNE 28, 2014

Consistency of Test batsmen - Part 2

A new tool to analyse which batsmen have been the most consistent in Test cricket
JUNE 14, 2014

Consistency of Test batsmen - Part 1

Which batsmen have been the most consistent in Test cricket?
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