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A close BBL game

The Sydney Thunder defeated the Adelaide Strikers in a close BBL game at Adelaide on New Year's Eve (link). For each BBL game, I estimate...

Game Outcomes: Losing After Leading

There are some interesting examples in the published data of teams that took the lead and then lost. BBL 2019 The 2019 BBL Final between the...

Stop the Tour

There is a new film about apartheid in sport. The BT Sport film is called Stop the Tour (link). In it, Peter Hain discusses...

The best of times, the worst of times

Charles Dickens wrote in a Tale of Two Cities: It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the...

Out of it

I have been having some treatment in hospital that has meant I have been out of action for the best part of two weeks....

Alexis on coaching

Alexis Lebedew (link) has been thinking about coaching. His aim is with to come to a definition of what distinguishes high performance behaviour. Alexis has...

Swimming in the Park

Discussions about the Braidwood swimming pool have been underway for a number of years and have involved the Braidwood Community Association since its formation...

#WBBL: Scoring and Strike Rates

Two recent games (43 and 44) in this season's #WBBL (link) raised for me some interesting issues about game management. My data for the...

Kindness

Stephen Downes has stimulated some fascinating discussion in OLD. Today he linked (link) to Julian Stodd's post on Kindness (link). In his discussion...

Women's T20 Cricket: 2019

Introduction The five-match T20 series between the West Indies and India has just concluded at Providence (link). India's 61 run victory in this game gave...