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    **Official** COVID-19 Discussion

    Now Uppercut will say Nassim Taleb doesn't know anything about real-world probabilities.
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    The American Politics thread

    Right, he didn't name anyone. AOC is the short form of 'America Of Course'.
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    World Cupe Medals Tally

    http://www.cricketweb.net/forum/world-cup-2015/65314-word-cup-medals-tally.html 1. Australia (5G 2S 0B) 2. India (2G 1S 3B) 3. West Indies (2G 1S 1B) 4. Sri Lanka (1G 2S 1B) 5. Pakistan (1G 1S 4B) 6. England (0G 3S 2B) 7. New Zealand (0G 1S 6B) 8. South Africa (0G 0S 4B) 9. Kenya (0G...
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    Value Added to Society by Idle Shareholders and Landlords

    We often hear this expression 'A well-functioning capitalism rewards those who add value to society'. I want to hear views from members about what value the following two classes of people are adding to society. How are they actively contributing to society, for which they are being (sometimes...
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    Date-Specific ODI Draft

    With each player pick you need to also pick a specific date, when you think the player was at his very peak. There will be no voting. The team strength will be decided based on my ranking system. http://www.cricketweb.net/forum/cricket-chat/77265-weldone-s-odi-rankings.html As you can see the...
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    Weldone's ODI Rankings

    As some of you know, I presented a paper in MathSports International 2017. The idea was well-received by the Mathematics community in general. Since then, I have developed the idea further to come up with full-blown ODI rankings. Below are some of the key aspects of the ranking: 1. Value Added...
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    Anil Kumble steps down from the post of Head Coach

    Attached resignation letter that he shared on FB Officially speaking, he didn't really 'step down' - he just withdrew his application for renewal of contract.
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    MathSport International 2017

    I am going to present a paper co-authored with two of my (ex-)Professors in MathSport International 2017. The paper is titled 'Value Added As A Measure For Analyzing Batting Performance In Odi Cricket'. In short, we are applying the concept of EVA (Economic Value Added) to rate ODI batsmen. As...
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    McCullum's Cowrey Lecture

    Brendon McCullum's MCC Spirit of Cricket lecture: full transcript | Cricket | ESPN Cricinfo :wub: Edit: Someone please correct the spelling in thread title
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    Batsmen versus Tail-enders stats

    T20Is started on 17-Feb-2005. I was studying how batsmen (top 6) and tail-enders (8-11) perform in various formats on average since that day. I excluded number 7s from this analysis to avoid complexities. I wanted to see strike rates and balls per dismissal for them (they are two components of...
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    Just noticed this website - they provide ball-by-ball data for test, ODI, T20I and IPL. It maybe useful for people working on granular level research (e.g. for betting, like me) / some kind of ranking Cricsheet
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    Caption This

    "Hands up if you've got more Test runs than WG Grace"
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    ***Official*** Ireland and Afghanistan in Zimbabwe 2015/16

    Anyone following the first ODI? It's been a good contest so far, as expected. Zimbabwe need 54 in 12 overs with 4 wickets in hand.
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    Umar Akmal

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    The Long Interviews with Ashwin

    I really enjoy reading them; do you? Some samples: R Ashwin: 'If someone gets a 15-degree advantage, why should I lag behind?' | Cricket | ESPN Cricinfo R Ashwin: 'It's not about patience, but the skill and knowledge you acquire over time' | Cricket | ESPN Cricinfo
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    Test rankings watch

    Predicted till NZ vs Aus 2016 series
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    ICC Best-Ever Test Championship Rating Draft

    At no. 5, let me pick the best no. 5 I have seen in Steve Waugh (895). How does my batting line-up look now? 1. Farokh Engineer+ 2. Barry Richards 3. Ricky Ponting 4. Frank Worrell* 5. Steve Waugh 6. Ajinkya Rahane 7. Moeen Ali 8. Abdul Qadir 9. Josh Hazlewood 10. Dale Steyn 11.
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    ICC Best-Ever Test Championship Rating Draft

    I'll take India's master wicketkeeper, the Brylcreem boy, the flamoyant batsman Farokh Engineer for 619. With 18 50+ scores in 87 test innings and an average of 33 while opening the innings, he can provide some support to Richards at the top. Weldone XI: Farokh Engineer+ Barry Richards Ricky...
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    *Unofficial* India in Zimbabwe 2015

    Seniors have been rested. Rahane will lead the team. India will play 3 ODIs and 2 T20 Internationals starting from July 10. There will be no Team Director for this tour (i.e. no Ravi Shastri). Rahane (C), Vijay, Rayudu, Manoj, Kedar, Uthappa, Manish, Harbhajan, Axar, Karn, Dhawal, Binny, Bhuvi...
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    ICC Best-Ever Test Championship Rating Draft

    I'll pick the great Sir Frank Worrell for 828 points. Calypso batting at its best, and a great captain