OCTOBER 11, 2014

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

Anantha Narayanan: An analysis using ball-by-ball data to identify scoring and wicket-taking patterns through the 50-over innings in ODIs
Chaminda Vaas' over against Bangladesh in the 2003 World Cup in which he took four wickets is possibly the best first over in ODI history © Getty Images
SEPTEMBER 21, 2014

A method to rate the dominance of Test teams

Kartikeya Date: Taking into account margin of victory and draws, while eliminating arbitrary decay in setting cut-off limits
SEPTEMBER 13, 2014

Dynamic Test team performance analysis

Anantha Narayanan: An analysis using a comprehensive methodology that identifies the best teams and their dominant periods in Test history
SEPTEMBER 12, 2014

What the Indian calendar is doing to its bowlers

Kartikeya Date: R Ashwin and Ishant Sharma's lack of first-class experience and consequent decline in skills speak volumes about the BCCI's skewed priorities
SEPTEMBER 04, 2014

Pakistan can't handle pressure in ODI deciders

Hassan Cheema: Forget South Africa, it's Pakistan who have tripped up in high-pressure matches for a decade now
AUGUST 20, 2014

Performance and result analysis of Test teams

Anantha Narayanan: A look at Test teams across the years, measuring the peaks of each team, and the highest peak across teams
AUGUST 19, 2014

Younis Khan: unsung and endearing

Hassan Cheema: Despite being part of a dysfunctional set-up, he has managed to get the best out of himself and players partnering him
AUGUST 16, 2014

Are slow over-rates really a problem?

Kartikeya Date: Time should be considered wasted only when a bowling side tries to slow the game down for its own benefit
AUGUST 09, 2014

Peer analysis of Test teams: Part 1

Anantha Narayanan: A look at the best and the worst Test teams of different eras
AUGUST 05, 2014

Celebrating 3500 ODIs

Ric Finlay: An analysis of one-day internationals, breaking up the 3500 games played so far into five sets of 700 each
AUGUST 02, 2014

India's bowling weakness outside the subcontinent

Kartikeya Date: Without good-quality third and fourth bowlers, India will continue to struggle outside the subcontinent despite their talented batting line-up
JULY 15, 2014

Dull match, lovely stats

Andy Zaltzman: So what if Trent Bridge was a snoozefest? We've got all these numbers, haven't we?
JUNE 22, 2014

Match-by-match analysis of control data

Kartikeya Date: How much would individual batsmen score if they batted all 20 overs by themselves, and how frequently would they be in control?
JUNE 14, 2014

Consistency of Test batsmen - Part 1

Anantha Narayanan: Which batsmen have been the most consistent in Test cricket?
JUNE 10, 2014

Mining control statistics

Kartikeya Date: What can data based on the control batsmen have over their shots tell you about innings and results?
MAY 29, 2014

The calculus of the batting average

Kartikeya Date: The batting average is a misleading indicator. How about a scale that is more representative of batting performance?
MAY 17, 2014

Six & not out: the IPL's best finishers

Bishen Jeswant: How MS Dhoni and AB de Villiers' IPL numbers stack up to show they are the best in finishing business
MAY 14, 2014

The time and space of T20 cricket

Kartikeya Date: Insisting that T20 is simply ODI cricket minus the boring middle overs is disingenuous
MAY 12, 2014

Sehwag finds runs but searching for swiftness

Shiva Jayaraman: Virender Sehwag has his first fifty of IPL 2014, and while his numbers compare favourably with his Indian counterparts in the tournament, he has not scored as quickly as he has done previously
MAY 12, 2014

The all-round doubles

Bishen Jeswant: A look back on the players who have scored 40+ runs and taken four wickets or more in the same game, in the IPL