Entries by Patrick Noone

IPL CricViz Predictions – Patrick Noone

Winner: Kolkata Knight Riders KKR look to have all bases covered: an aggressive top order of Chris Lynn, Sunil Narine and Robin Uthappa, supplemented by the emerging talents of Nitish Rana and Shubman Gill in the middle order. Dinesh Karthik, the captain and wicket-keeper is a safe pair of hands in every respect and the […]

IPL Season Preview: Chennai Super Kings

Patrick Noone previews Chennai Super Kings. Last season: Winners Chennai secured their third IPL triumph with a convincing 8-wicket win over Sunrisers Hyderabad in Mumbai. It was their first season back after a two-year ban and the men in yellow hit the ground running, winning five of their first six matches before ultimately finishing second […]

IPL Season Preview: Kolkata Knight Riders

Patrick Noone previews Kolkata Knight Riders. Last season: 3rd Three wins in their last three matches propelled the Knight Riders into the top three, before defeating Rajasthan Royals in the first Qualifier. They fell short in the first Qualifier, losing to eventual runners-up Sunrisers Hyderabad. The aggressive opening pair of Chris Lynn and Sunil Narine […]

CricViz Analysis: PSL Round-Up

CricViz summarise some of the key talking points from week one of the PSL. QUETTA LEAD THE WAY Quetta Gladiators are the early pace setters in the fledgling PSL table. Three matches, three run chases, three wins for the men in purple who have remarkably scored exactly 161 in each of their three successful chases.  […]

CricViz Analysis: A Tale of Two Tons

England went 1-0 up in the first of five ODIs against West Indies. Patrick Noone analyses the innings of two of the game’s centurions. England completed their highest ever successful run chase in ODI cricket, winning the 1st ODI by six wickets in Barbados. It was the story of two hundreds as two openers played […]

CricViz Analysis: How BBL08 was won

It was a thrilling conclusion to a long and eventful story. The eighth edition of the Big Bash League culminated at Marvel Stadium on Sunday with Melbourne Renegades crowned champions for the first time. The win was as improbable as it was dramatic. Crosstown rivals Melbourne Stars were 93-0 in pursuit of 146, before a […]

CricViz Analysis: Gabriel & Wood crank it up

It was a thrilling day of flimsy batting in the face of some hostile bowling. Patrick Noone analyses the performances of the pacemen from either side on Day 2 in St Lucia. Batting collapses and hostile fast bowling; two of the most compelling spectacles to watch in cricket. Both keep you transfixed to every ball, […]

CricViz Analysis: Alzarri Joseph

West Indies completed a series win over England as they took an unassailable 2-0 lead in Antigua. Patrick Noone looks at how Alzarri Joseph played a pivotal role in the home side’s win. Alzarri Joseph cannot have had many more difficult days as a cricketer than today. Before play started this morning, it was announced […]

CricViz Analysis: The Antigua Pitch

It was another excellent day for West Indies as England were bowled out for 187 in Antigua. Patrick Noone looks at how the North Sound pitch contributed to a compelling day of Test cricket. Cricket pitches are something on which almost everyone has an opinion but almost no-one is an expert. No Test match passes […]