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Couch Talk 94 with CKM Dhananjai, Performance Analyst, Team India

In this episode, performance analyst of Team India and Mumbai Indians, CKM Dhananjai talks about the responsibilities of his job, the use of analytics in improving the performance of the cricketers, his beginnings in this career etc. You can download … Continue reading

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Playing with the Tail

It is an intriguing job for the batsman slotted in at Number 5 or 6 in the batting order. He may be asked to drive home the advantage that the top order has achieved, or has to right the ship … Continue reading

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Bowl That Maiden Over: Part I

It is always said that, especially in test cricket, the bowling team needs to build the pressure for wickets to fall. More maiden overs are sent down, the batsmen come under the pressure and feel the need to be a … Continue reading

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A Simple Metric to Understand Batting Efficiency in the IPL

Disclaimer: Statistics are like miniskirts. Wear them only if you want to. As I was researching on Eddie Cowan before I interviewed him on Couch Talk podcast, I came across an interesting tidbit of information he had mentioned in one … Continue reading

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