Replacing Nikita 1

Today I have a challenge go through. Done by FC Rstats however the submission was a few weeks ago and I did it in a rush and I don’t think it was my best work. Therefore this is a re hash of my submission so could end up with different results. The challenge is simple […]

Copying the plot – 1

Hello, today i’m going to try something different, it’s not going to be original content. I am going to be having a go at copying a data visualisation. The data visualisation comes from latest tidy Tuesday data set and is taken from the Economist. See the plot below: The key parts of this plot: Faceted […]

Twenty20 Adjusted Strike Rates

Introduction Hello, so today I am going to be diving deeper into my analysis of players in twenty20 cricket. If you didn’t check out the previous blogs go check them out. One of the key findings from that work was how much strike rates differ depending on the ball in the innings that was faced […]

Tidy Tuesday Board Games – XGBoost Model

Hello, Today we are going to ask a question and try to answer it with a analysis of data. I want to create a board game. In order do that I want to understand what make a board game more highly rated then another. I want to create a popular board game afterall! To do […]

Twenty20 Data Exploratory Data Analysis 1

Hello, welcome to today’s blog which I am going to do some exploratory data analysis on data in twenty cricket. You may have seen my blogs earlier looking at twenty20 batting metrics. Well they were all calculated just as they are but its likely these will be effected by state of the match and series […]

IPL 2019 – Sunrisers Hyderabad

Hello, welcome ot the last in the series of preview pieces ahead of this years IPL competition. As i say all the time if oyu havent checked out others looking at each team in the competition, go check them out let me know what you think. The ifnal team is the Sunrisers Hyderabad who are […]

IPL 2019 – Royal Challengers Bangalore

Hello, Welcome to the next preview ahead the 2019 IPL. As previously mentioned this is part of a series looking at all teams in the competition so go check the others out and let me know your thoughts on what you have seen. Next up its Royal Challengers Bangalore, led by the mercurial Virat Kohli. […]

IPL 2019 – Chennai Super Kings

Hello, Last year I did preview pieces for all 8 of the teams taking part in the IPL, looking at the make ups of the different squads. This year I could trot out the same analysis however I want to try and improve and get better. Based on the metrics I have calculated if you […]

Tidy Tuesday Trains

Hello, Welcome to today’s blog looking at a tidy Tuesday data-set. Train delays in France. The first thing to do is to read the data into R Studio and have a look at the overview of the data: I can see the data looks broken up by year and month. Theres also different routes, the […]