Predicting F1 Qualifying

Hello, welcome to this blog a few days ago I tweeted the below graph in a tweet It was the output from the model I have created which predicts the qualifying time for each driver. I will get into the review of the outputs of the model in the next blog but today im going […]

The Value of a Wicket

Hello, today I am going to be looking a the value of a wicket. In one daya cricket be it 20 over of 50 over you have 2 resources. The amount of balls remaining and the amount of wickets remaining. The balls remaining influences what risks the batsman takes however how much does taking a […]

Replacing Nikita — 3

Hello, Welcome to the third and final part of my replacing Nikita Parris series. If you haven’t caught the first 2 blogs go check out before this one as they take you through the various parts of the process. We identified our 3 best candidates to replace Nikita Parris: Francesca Kirby, Millie Farrow and Vivianne […]

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 […]