Friday, February 17, 2017

Full Toss Cricket Radio Show ... 2017-02-12




2017-02-12 Cricket Radio Show from New Jersey covering International & Domestic Cricket ... Voice of Cricket in America

Week's Highlights – India Vs Bangladesh Test at Hyderabad … S.Africa Vs Sri Lanka ODI series … Cricket Quiz … BCCI etc…   

Timeline:
00:00 … India Vs Bangladesh … India dominates  
07:24 … Analyzing Kohli’s batting … brilliance in all 3 formats
11:25 … South Africa Vs Sri Lanka ODI series … Discussing S.Africa’s 5-0 win.
13:18 … First Quiz … Name the team which won the Blind Cricket World Cup … Second Quiz … Also Name the Bowling Coach for Team Bangladesh.
14:08 … Fallout from implementing the Lodha Commission Report … Transition has been difficult … Under 19 Indian Team not having the funds for paying their dinner.
17:28 … BCCI clears Yusuf Pathan to play in Hong Kong T20 Leagues…. Good move…
18:42 … Qualifying tournament for Women’s Cricket in Sri Lanka … India leads.
19:07 … T20 Triple century by Mohit Ahlawat in a Club match at Delhi … media in overdrive … Rishab Pant replaces Gautam Gambhir as Delhi’s captain for Vijay Hazare Trophy ..

23:30 … Next week’s Highlight … Interview with Sharda Ugra … Cricket correspondent for ESPN Cricinfo … Sharada Ugra is the legendary woman cricket journalist.

Shout-Out to listeners Raghu and Surinder who called in with the correct answers to the Quiz.  

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Full Toss Cricket Radio Show ... 2017-01-22




2017-01-22 Cricket Radio Show from New Jersey covering International & Domestic Cricket ... Voice of Cricket in America

Week's Highlights – India Vs England 3rd ODI at Eden Gardens Kolkata….This week’s Cricket Quiz … Impact of Kolpak Ruling on South Africa ...Australia Vs Pakistan 3rd ODI … Cricket Umpiring Classes Conducted By the USA Association of Cricket Officials ...Irani Trophy Gujarat Vs Rest Of India.... India-England forthcoming T20 Series.

Timeline:
00:00 … India Vs England 3rd ODI … narrow miss by India … England salvage a win … Detailed Discussion … Standout players for India …. Weak spots for Team India.
13:28 ... Cricket Quiz for the Week … Name the Player of the Series of the recently concluded ODI matches between India & England…. Today’s Cricket Quiz … Name the bowler and fielder who got Misbah Ul Huq out in the T20 World Cup final of 2007… Kyle Abbot and Kolpak Ruling…
20:42 … Discussion on Australia Vs Pakistan 3rd ODI … a story of individual performances and missed opportunities
23:38 … Amit’s experiences with the Umpiring Classes he is enrolled in … a training program conducted by Deepak Katte, Ram Ragoo and Paul Green … outstanding set of classes attended by a worldwide audience from Tennessee, Denmark and Dubai.  
25.39 … Gujarat Vs Rest of India Irani Trophy at the Brabourne Stadium Mumbai … Gujarat puttin in a very impressive performance
28:20 … Coming T20 Series India Vs England … Predictions …

Special Shout Out to listeners Patel Singh of Edison and Sean from Hicksville

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.