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ESPNcricinfo's in-house statistician S Rajesh and a stats maestro in his own right - Andy Zaltzman - face off on the number 111 (00:00)

Producer: Gokul Chakravarthy

February 24, 2013

Posted by vickymore2003 on (February 25, 2013, 10:06 GMT)

Andy and Rajesh nice stats..........

Posted by ARad on (February 25, 2013, 4:00 GMT)

Good idea for a new show. I wish ESPNcricinfo would promote new shows and new blogs better by highlighting them in the front page because I almost missed this. How about a small "new" cartoon-splash image with an eye-catching background color such as yellow (similar to that used by online vendors to highlight new items). The editing could use a minor improvement. It is not too difficult to edit the sound separately in most video editing programs to keep the audio quality constant despite video transition.

Posted by   on (February 24, 2013, 20:08 GMT)

Rajesh looks a bit nervous in front of the camera.. Andy, needless to say, is all at home.

Posted by   on (February 24, 2013, 17:49 GMT)

Andy, Rajesh: Great show! Come to think of it, Nov 1992 must have been preordained to an 111-stat... given that it was the 11th month of the only year in the 1900s that could sum up to 111 (1992)...

Posted by   on (February 24, 2013, 16:56 GMT)

In the 1st Test match between Pakistan and West Indies, Saeed Ajmal had the unique figures of 11/111 in 2011.You guys missed that...

Posted by RohanBhalerao on (February 24, 2013, 14:27 GMT)

Keep them coming guys! I read all the articles daily but never watch a video on cricinfo. But when I read these two names together, I just couldn't resist going for this and it was highly enjoyable.

Posted by GreenDeviln on (February 24, 2013, 13:44 GMT)

Really nice show. Like the idea of putting both the king of stats together.

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