Entries by Freddie Wilde

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. […]

CricViz Analysis: Australia v India, Second Test, Day Four

Freddie Wilde’s analytical notes from day four at the Perth Stadium.  STALEMATE  The morning session was an attritional, but strangely compelling, two hours of cricket. Across 30 overs Australia added just 58 runs at a run rate of 1.93 runs per over and with just two boundaries. Neither Australia or—more curiously perhaps—India, showed much intent […]

CricViz Analysis: Australia v India, Second Test, Day Three

Freddie Wilde’s analytical report from day three at the Perth Stadium.  NATURAL VARIATION DOES FOR RAHANE  Day three got off to the perfect start for Australia who removed Ajinkya Rahane with the fourth ball of the day. The wicket was the result of natural variation which saw the wicket-ball spin less than Lyon’s match average […]