Welcome to the FTI MVP presented on ESPNcricinfo. The FTI MVP are the first ever county cricket player ratings system. The FTI MVP is the newest benchmark in the game, a statistic that for the first time combines all aspects of a player's game and gives him a ranking in relation to his peers.
There are specific tables for batting, bowling, fielding and one that combines all of these for the overall player table. For full details of these rankings and for top 100 tables, please visit the official site.
Dale Steyn on relationships, his beard, how growing up in the bush shaped him, and what attracted him to fast bowling
Do fast bowlers need verbal fisticuffs to generate aggression? Does sending a nightwatchman in always make sense? Is surpassing 100mph even possible?
Attacking play - particularly bowling - has been the team's hallmark down the decades, but not anymore it would seem
The boy from Burnley with magic in his wrist has surpassed all before him - with luck we will be able to enjoy his skill and application for a few more years yet
Azhar Ali's early steps in captaincy will be analysed extensively but he needs time to step out of the large shadows of Misbah-ul-Haq and Shahid Afridi
For New Zealand's wild child, there is probably no better place than county cricket right now
His current game is extremely premeditated, so as to delay taking risks, and it robs the innings of all natural flow