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Where will T20 cricket go next?

Writing for ESPN Cricinfo, Jarrod Kimber discusses the increasing influence of data across T20 cricket – and by extension, in international cricket.

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Northants' T20 nous a tribute to Moneyball approach

ESPNCricinfo provides an in-depth overview of Northants’ statistical approach to approaching T20 cricket in contrast to different forms of the game.

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4th Ashes Test analysis

Nathan Leamon, performance analyst with the England cricket team, provides an in-depth analysis of the first innings of the 4th Test, focusing on conditions, bowling patterns, shot selections and catching metrics.

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How has T20 cricket affected run rates in Test cricket?

Luke Stoughton uses Tableau to investigate whether T20 cricket has affected run rates in Test cricket.

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Has fourth-innings batting become easier?

Writing for ESPN Cricket, S Rajesh analyses run-scoring and chasing big targets in the final innings of Test matches.

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Talent spotting: Rajasthan Royals

Leaders speaks with Monty Desai, coach and talent scout of Indian cricket’s Rajasthan Royals, discussing the franchise's approach to analysis and recruitment.

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Cricket’s great data debate: art v science

Taken from The Spin, the Guardian’s weekly cricket email, Andy Bull discusses England’s use of analytics and its influence on performance.

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Data the big game changer: Anil Kumble

Former Indian cricket captain Anil Kumble writes for Mint, discussing the potential for sport and business to learn from each other in data management and its application.

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