Freddie Wilde analyses a bizarre Test match at Lord’s. Well, that was a bit crazy. After a hiatus of more than four months Test cricket returned this week and it returned with a bang. For much of the first two days it seemed as if this Test might be remembered for a historic Irish victory […]
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Freddie Wilde is an analyst at CricViz. @fwildecricket.
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Freddie Wilde analyses Rory Burns’ problems outside off stump. One of the most important attributes of a Test batsman, and particularly a Test opening batsman, is knowing where their off stump is. By this we mean the batsman has an awareness of what he can leave alone – safe in the knowledge that it won’t […]
Freddie Wilde tries to make sense of one of the great ODI matches in Manchester.
Freddie Wilde marvels at a gem of an innings from Avishka Fernando.
Freddie Wilde analyses the battle for the first Powerplay in the first innings in this World Cup.
Freddie Wilde uses CricViz’s fielding data to illustrate why fielding was not the reason England lost against Pakistan in Nottingham. In the post-match press conference following England’s defeat against Pakistan in Nottingham on Monday, Eoin Morgan attributed the loss to England’s fielding. “We have gone from one of our best fielding performances at The Oval […]
Freddie Wilde identifies the main tactical talking points from Match 1 of the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup. South Africa’s opening surprise South Africa’s first decision of the World Cup – opting to bowl first at a venue that has heavily favoured chasing and with the 10.30 am start expected to assist the bowler – […]
Freddie Wilde introduces CricViz’s new Batting Profile analysis based on three new metrics: Attack, Timing and Power. What makes a batsman the player he is? It is a broad and expansive question – one that incorporates multifarious traits and characteristics. However, we can get closer to answering it by using detailed data analysis which breaks […]
Freddie Wilde’s IPL Predictions. Winner: MI Last season Mumbai played a lot better than their fifth placed finish suggests. They were unfortunate to be on the wrong end of a handful of close matches. A bit of luck here and there and they could comfortably have made the Play Offs. This season Mumbai have one […]
Freddie Wilde previews the Mumbai Indians.