My name is Keith Lyons. I am a Professor of Sport Studies at the University of Canberra.

I think of myself as an educational technologist.

Clyde Street


Visualising Sport Performance Data


I find the quality and quantity of website data about sport performance staggering. I wrote about the possibilities of secondary data analysis at the Asian Football Cup 2011. Recently I have been looking at data from the ICC Cricket World Cup and noticed this Cricinfo game summary: There is a dropped catch iconĀ  and a Read More

Partnerships, Performance and Probability


Two Test Matches have been completed in the 2010-2011 Ashes Series. The Series is offering some excellent examples of the importance of batting partnerships as foundations for winning performance. I have been collecting information about batting partnerships from Cricinfo‘s excellent coverage of the matches. At present there is a very clear pattern of performance. Twenty-two Read More

Batting Partnerships in the Ashes' Series in Australia 2010-2011


This post was updated throughout the 2010-2011 Ashes’ Series in Australia. I used data provided by Cricinfo to record partnerships in the five Test Matches played. The partnership scores in the 2010-2011 Ashes were: Fifth Test, Sydney, 3-7 January 2011 Partnerships Day 5 Partnerships Day 4 Partnerships Day 3 Partnerships Day 2 Partnerships Day 1 Read More