Entries by Freddie Wilde

CricViz Analysis: Why fielding did not lose England the match against Pakistan

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 […]

CricViz Tactical Analysis: England v South Africa, Match 1

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 – […]

CricViz Introduces Batting Profile Analysis

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 […]

IPL Predictions: Freddie Wilde

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 […]

IPL Season Preview: Delhi Capitals

Freddie Wilde previews the Delhi Capitals. Last Season: 8th The 2018 IPL represented another disappointing campaign for Delhi who were the first team unable to qualify for the Play Offs and finished at the bottom of the table. Delhi were unfortunate with injuries with Chris Morris and Kagiso Rabada ruled out halfway through the campaign […]

CricViz Analysis: England’s ODI Pace Bowling

CricViz Analyst Freddie Wilde assesses England’s pace bowling options in ODIs.  With 99 days to go until the World Cup England’s batsmen and spinners are locked in. Alex Hales looks set to be the reserve batsman with Jason Roy, Jonny Bairstow, Joe Root, Eoin Morgan, Jos Buttler and Ben Stokes forming the top six and […]

CricViz Analysis: 9 reasons India won & why it matters

CricViz analyst Freddie Wilde identifies why India won in Australia & why it matters. INDIA WON MORE TOSSES A hugely significant reason for India’s win in Australia was their success at the toss. India won just one of the eight tosses in South Africa and England but won three of the four tosses in Australia. […]