Predicting Twenty 20 Cricket Result with Tidy Models

Hello, hope you have your Yorkshire tea to hand and sitting comfortably ready to read today’s blog. In it I am going to be doing some machine learning with tidymodels to predict the outcome of some twenty20 cricket matches. I am using the data from cricsheet as used in this blog and using the win […]

WPA – Bowler Review

Hello readers, and today is the next in m series of reviewing the WPA metric and what it can show. If this is the first one you are reading then go catch the other two linked here Win Probability Added – Batsman Review Twenty20 Win Probability Added The first blog covers the building of the model the […]

Twenty20 Win Probability Added

Hello readers, welcome to today’s blog. I am going to implement a win probability added model for twenty 20 cricket. Now this is nothing new a quick google and there are many sources for it. Cricviz is possibly the most famous version which you may have seen on the app. The idea is the model […]

Cricket Moneyball?

Moneyball. That horrific word coined by the book written by Michael Lewis and later hammered further into the public consciousness with the film starring Brad Pitt. Now anything in sport using stats is termed Moneyball when the truth couldn’t be further from that. In this blog I am going to look at some concepts of […]

1st Ashes Test — My Team

Hello welcome to today’s blog looking at something a bit different. The first ashes test starts on 1st August and England will imminently name their squad. In this piece I look at what the team for the first game might look like. First things first this is the team that played the last test match […]

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 […]

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 […]