Entries by Freddie Wilde

CricViz Analysis: England’s T20 Squad

Freddie Wilde analyses the talking points from England’s T20 squad for the five match series in New Zealand – England’s first engagement as they embark on their year-long preparation for next year’s T20 World Cup. Developmental squad After a marathon home summer it was expected that England would rest a number of their major players […]

CricViz Analysis: What Just Happened?

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 […]

CricViz Analysis: Rory Burns’ Problem in the Channel

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 […]

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 […]