Monday, January 9, 2017

Full Toss Cricket Radio Show 2017-01-08





2017-01-08 Cricket Radio Show from New Jersey covering International & Domestic Cricket ... Voice of Cricket in America
Week's Highlights – MS Dhoni Steps Down From ODI & T20 Captaincy….Lessons For Pakistan From Australia-Pakistan Series ... Cricket Quiz … Rating Best Bowlers of 2016 ... Coaching.... Changes in Approach

Timeline:

00:00 … Right move on the part MS Dhoni in relinquishing the role of skipper… with 2017 Champions Trophy & 2019 World Cup ahead makes sense to groom Kohli for the challenges ahead and make the transition smooth.

09:10 ... Australia-Pakistan Test Series.... Analyzing Pakistan's Disappointing Perofrmance.... Inability of Pakistan's Bowling Unit to take 20 wickets.

13:28 ... Quiz … Name the 7 Batsmen who scored 1000 Test runs in 2016.

15:08 ... Ranking Top 12 Test Bowlers who have taken at least 41 wickets in 2016 ... New Method of evaluating Bowlers By Coefficient of Variation (CV), which is a measure of dependability and consistency. Standard performance metric for bowlers has been Average Runs conceded per wicket taken, but in order to compute Coefficient of Variation the wickets taken for a standard unit of runs was utilized. Bowlers have been rated by their Average, their Economy Rate, Strike Rate and Coefficient of Variation. Which Bowler is overall the better among Ashwin, Herath, Starc, etc... Surprisingly Neil Wagner of New Zealand ranks quite high based on his numbers, he ranks third behind Herath and Starc.  

Player
Mat
Wkts
Ave
Econ
SR
CV
Rank
Herath
9
57
18.92
2.61
43.4
0.71
1
Starc
8
50
22.58
3.46
39.0
0.68
2
Wagner
9
41
21.04
2.69
46.8
0.72
3
Ashwin
12
72
23.90
2.94
48.7
0.75
4
Rabada
9
46
23.34
3.81
36.6
0.97
5
Jadeja
9
43
24.55
2.27
64.6
0.76
6
Anderson
12
41
23.73
2.46
57.6
1.27
7
Broad
14
48
26.56
2.74
57.9
1.43
8
Hazlewood
11
42
27.85
2.74
60.8
0.89
9
Woakes
12
41
25.41
3.07
49.6
1.40
10
Yasir
10
46
38.69
3.30
70.2
0.98
11
Lyon
11
41
36.34
3.40
64.0
1.34
12

21:52 … Styles of Coaching … Conventional method of repetition gives way to modern approach of letting players play their natural game.