Thursday, August 6, 2009

Cricket : Most number of fifties in first class matches

He is the finest and the most elegant left-handed all-rounders of all time. He holds the record of hitting the most number of fifties in first class cricket which is 295. This amazing all-rounder also hold a all time record of taking 1018 catches mostly at slip position and 2066 wickets. He has 145 centuries with total 58959 runs in 978 matches at an average of 40.77

He is Frank Wolley

Name: Frank Edward Wolley

Team : England

Wednesday, August 5, 2009

Cricket : Most number of hundreds in first class matches

In his cricket career of 30 years this amazing cricketer score 199 hundreds in first class matches and 273 fifties in 874 matches with total 61760 runs. His career first class cricket average was 50.70 and test match average was 56.94. A stylish batsman also known as "The Master"

He is Sir Jack Hobbs

Name: John Berry Hobbs aka Sir Jack Hobbs

Team : England

Saturday, August 1, 2009

Welcome to Sports Statistics

"Statistics are like bikinis. What they reveal is suggestive, but what they conceal is vital." ~Aaron Levenstein
This saying is true to its bone when one is able to interpret the numbers, data and relate it to the facts. Some of the reasons which inspired us to write this blog were , our love for sports , ability of relating statistics to make predictions and then having heated long discussions over it and the most important reason one of our friend we call him "The Stats Man"(Hussian) he's the one who has all the stats ready. This, blog is dedicated to him and our interest in sports. We Ashwin, Tushar and Hussian will be posting some of the amazing stats of games like Cricket, Tennis, Basketball etc.
Comments and suggestions are appretiated. Thank you for visiting the blog.