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Beaten by sheer pace!

Cricket analytics with yorkr

About the Book

This book is based on my R package yorkr, now available in CRAN. In this book I discuss how this package can be used to analyze ODI and T20 cricket matches. yorkr is based on match data from Cricsheet(http://cricheet.org). yorkr can analyze team performances as well as individual batting and bowling performances. Cricsheet has match data in yaml format and includes ball-by-ball details. Hence yorkr can provide insight on batting partnerships, bowling performances against a specific opposition or all oppositions. 

About the Author

Tinniam V Ganesh
Tinniam V Ganesh

I am a pioneer, architect and a Programmer with 27++ years experience in software. I am the author of ‘cricketr‘ R package, now available at CRAN. My interests span Telecom, Distributed Systems, AI,  Machine Learning, Computer Vision, Cloud computing, Mobile apps,  Economics and History. I am programming linguist-polyglot, part-time philosopher and an amateur photographer.

I did  B-Tech in Electronics from IIT-BHU,Varanasi and Masters in Computer Science from Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago. Recently I completed a 10 module course in Data Science Specialization from John Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health at Coursera. I  am currently working in IBM as a Cloud Architect.

Table of Contents

CONTENTS

Preface

Foreword

1.Introducing cricket package yorkr: Part 1- Beaten by sheer pace!

2.Introducing cricket package yorkr: Part 2-Trapped leg before wicket!

3.Introducing cricket package yorkr: Part 3-Foxed by flight!

4.Introducing cricket package yorkr:Part 4-In the block hole!

5.yorkr pads up for the Twenty20s: Part 1- Analyzing team’s match performance!

6.yorkr pads up for the Twenty20s: Part 2-Head to head confrontation between teams

7.yorkr pads up for the Twenty20s:Part 3:Overall team performance against all oppositions!

8.yorkr pads up for Twenty20s:Part 4- Individual batting and bowling performances!

9.yorkr crashes the IPL party ! – Part 1

10.yorkr crashes the IPL party! – Part 2

11.yorkr crashes the IPL party! – Part 3!

12.yorkr crashes the IPL party! – Part 4

13.yorkr ranks IPL batsmen and bowlers

14.yorkr ranks T20 batsmen and bowlers

15.yorkr ranks ODI batsmen and bowlers

16.yorkr is generic!

Important links

Afterword

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