Shiva Jayaraman

Senior stats analyst, ESPNcricinfo

@shiva_cricinfo


Stats: Munro, Khawaja string fastest century stand as United seal biggest PSL win
Stats: Munro, Khawaja string fastest century stand as United seal biggest PSL win

Statistical highlights from Islamabad United's ten-wicket win over Quetta Gladiators in Abu Dhabi

R Ashwin stats: Lethal at home and India's new-ball spearhead
R Ashwin stats: Lethal at home and India's new-ball spearhead

Stats highlights of a career which has been exceptional, and is still improving

Eye on the no-ball: No leeway for spinners as TV umpires call the shots
Eye on the no-ball: No leeway for spinners as TV umpires call the shots

Since July 2020, spinners have been called for overstepping seven times more frequently

The records Kane Williamson and Henry Nicholls broke
The records Kane Williamson and Henry Nicholls broke

Their 369-run partnership is the highest in Tests between New Zealand and Pakistan

Glenn Phillips shades Colin Munro's record for fastest T20I ton by a New Zealander
Glenn Phillips shades Colin Munro's record for fastest T20I ton by a New Zealander

All the records Glenn Phillips and New Zealand broke on Sunday

Mumbai Indians' dominance explained in numbers
Mumbai Indians' dominance explained in numbers

The numbers paint a picture of a team far ahead of the rest of the pack - and not just in this edition

Are big partnerships overrated in T20 cricket?
Are big partnerships overrated in T20 cricket?

IPL numbers suggest longer stands are becoming less relevant in high-scoring matches

The 19th-over specialist, 50 runs off four overs, and other trends in the IPL
The 19th-over specialist, 50 runs off four overs, and other trends in the IPL

The tournament has evolved highly specific strategies since its early days

Which umpire fares the best when reviewed by DRS?
Which umpire fares the best when reviewed by DRS?

We look at the data to see which officials get reviewed the most, whose decisions are backed by technology, and how they do against reviews off pace and spin

Which team uses the DRS best? (It's an Asian side)
Which team uses the DRS best? (It's an Asian side)

A look at teams and batsmen who are good at using the DRS and those who aren't

Perry's absence, Verma's presence at the top, and other factors that can influence the T20 World Cup final
Perry's absence, Verma's presence at the top, and other factors that can influence the T20 World Cup final

Can Australia handle India's quartet of spinners? Can India's middle order step up under pressure?

BBL playoff race: What Sunday's matches entail
BBL playoff race: What Sunday's matches entail

A win guarantees a place in the playoffs for Perth Scorchers, but it may not for Sydney Thunder or Hobart Hurricanes

Heat, Hurricanes still in with a chance; Sixers and Strikers battle for second
Heat, Hurricanes still in with a chance; Sixers and Strikers battle for second

Four teams are still in the race for two remaining spots in the playoffs of BBL09

Rohit Sharma-Virat Kohli's record partnership in ODI chases
Rohit Sharma-Virat Kohli's record partnership in ODI chases

Rohit Sharma is the most prolific batsman in bilateral ODI series deciders

All the records BJ Watling broke on his way to 205
All the records BJ Watling broke on his way to 205

BJ Watling faced 473 balls on the way to becoming the first designated New Zealand keeper to score a double in Tests

West Indies suffer run drought at the top
West Indies suffer run drought at the top

Runs haven't been easy to come for the West Indies top order in the last few years, but there has been an unprecedented choke since 2018

One day too many? Early finishes point to new possibilities for Test cricket
One day too many? Early finishes point to new possibilities for Test cricket

Even as the ICC mulls four-day Tests to make the longest version of the game more popular among its fans, the format itself seems to be shrinking organically

Steyn's numbers worthy of an all-time great
Steyn's numbers worthy of an all-time great

Numbers to reinforce Steyn wasn't just among the best of his generation, but an all-time great

Stats - Lasith Malinga joins McGrath, Murali and Akram
Stats - Lasith Malinga joins McGrath, Murali and Akram

England, meanwhile, don't have history on their side against their next three opponents at this World Cup

Morgan, England break six-hitting records, Rashid bears the brunt
Morgan, England break six-hitting records, Rashid bears the brunt

The England captain broke the record for the most sixes in an ODI, while the Afghanistan legspinner returned the worst-ever World Cup figures