SuperStats


Introducing Smart Stats, where context trumps raw numbers
Introducing Smart Stats, where context trumps raw numbers

Context includes pitch conditions, quality of opposition, and match situation - in terms of the pressure on the player

Why Pat Cummins, and not Shubman Gill, is the Smart Stats player of the match
Why Pat Cummins, and not Shubman Gill, is the Smart Stats player of the match

Cummins' spell fetched him 75 impact points, 10 more than what Gill got for his 62-ball 70

KL Rahul makes the most of Virat Kohli's lapses
KL Rahul makes the most of Virat Kohli's lapses

According to ESPNcricinfo's Luck Index, Virat Kohli's second drop of KL Rahul cost Royal Challengers 26 runs

Why Jasprit Bumrah is the Smart Stats Player of the Match
Why Jasprit Bumrah is the Smart Stats Player of the Match

Smart Stats helps explain why Bumrah's figures of 2 for 32 don't do full justice to his impact on the match

Smart Stats: Lungi Ngidi's super spell for CSK, and Chris Gayle's 175 not out
Smart Stats: Lungi Ngidi's super spell for CSK, and Chris Gayle's 175 not out

We look at the most impactful match performances in IPL history

Smart Stats: Why David Warner topped Virat Kohli in IPL 2016
Smart Stats: Why David Warner topped Virat Kohli in IPL 2016

Do the orange cap and purple cap winners in each IPL season also come out on top in the Smart Stats lists?

Andre Russell, the IPL's most destructive, impactful and valuable player
Andre Russell, the IPL's most destructive, impactful and valuable player

No other player comes to close to the impact he has on games in the league

Where does Chris Gayle rank among the IPL's MVPs?
Where does Chris Gayle rank among the IPL's MVPs?

The T20 behemoth often gets big runs for his team when everyone else is struggling

Where does Shane Watson rank among the IPL's MVPs?
Where does Shane Watson rank among the IPL's MVPs?

His all-round contributions go under the radar but he is highly prized if you go by the impact he has in every match

Where does Sunil Narine rank among the IPL's MVPs?
Where does Sunil Narine rank among the IPL's MVPs?

Narine's high-impact contributions with both bat and ball make him one of the top performers in IPL history

Where does AB de Villiers rank among the IPL's MVPs?
Where does AB de Villiers rank among the IPL's MVPs?

A fearsome prospect even when he bats lower down the order and even when he lasts only a few balls

Where does David Warner rank among the IPL's MVPs?
Where does David Warner rank among the IPL's MVPs?

We look at the impact he has had, particularly in Sunrisers Hyderabad's success

Imran Tahir or Rashid Khan: who has been more impactful in T20s over the last year?
Imran Tahir or Rashid Khan: who has been more impactful in T20s over the last year?

What do the Smart Stats (and the conventional metrics) say?

Just how good has Andre Russell been in the IPL in recent years?
Just how good has Andre Russell been in the IPL in recent years?

He has been taking KKR to wins from impossible positions as a matter of routine

Who is the most impactful bowler in T20s?
Who is the most impactful bowler in T20s?

Using Smart Stats, we analyse wicket-taking bowlers: not just the number of wickets taken but also their quality

Who are the most economical bowlers in T20 leagues?
Who are the most economical bowlers in T20 leagues?

We use Smart Economy Rate to analyse bowlers' performances depending the match situation they were bowling in

Who is the MVP across all T20 leagues over the last 12 months?
Who is the MVP across all T20 leagues over the last 12 months?

We used Smart Stats to find the answer

Shadab Khan is MVP, Shaheen Afridi tops bowling charts
Shadab Khan is MVP, Shaheen Afridi tops bowling charts

ESPNcricinfo's Super Stats explains why the Islamabad captain and the Lahore pacer have been outstanding this season

Smart Stats: Lungi Ngidi - the most impactful bowler of the match
Smart Stats: Lungi Ngidi - the most impactful bowler of the match

How should we compare Ngidi's 3 for 41 to Tabraiz Shamsi's 0 for 17?

Glenn Maxwell the MVP, Jhye Richardson and Daniel Sams top bowling chart
Glenn Maxwell the MVP, Jhye Richardson and Daniel Sams top bowling chart

Rashid Khan the only overseas cricketer to feature in the top five