It is nearly coming on a year since SandpaperGate. Australia seems to have risen from the ashes like a phoenix. I am excited about the resurgence of the Aussies. This side seems different. This side seems close to reflecting the spirit of cricket. Debates will continue whether Smith, Warner and Bancroft were punished more than… Continue reading Cricket Portfolio Index: The Phoenix Rises.
Jason Holder was instrumental in helping Windies beat England.
The Cricket Portfolio Index shows that the WIndies victory against England was no accident. There has also been changes to Test XI rankings.
This post has been a long time coming. India created history by winning a series against Australia for the first time since independence. The Test between South Africa and Pakistan which was the last Test series that started in 2018 is in the final stage. The reason for being late is I wanted to ensure… Continue reading Cricket Portfolio Index: End of 2018 Analysis
The Cricket Portfolio Index has outperformed the teams picked by the ICC, Cricbuzz and Cricinfo.
The first Test match took place in 1877. Could the latest Test matches between Zimbabwe and Bangladesh as well as England and Sri Lanka be the sign of a fluid team formation? The reason I have to start considering this is the formation of the Test XI. As an example; Jos Buttler has not been… Continue reading Cricket Portfolio Index: The End Of Specialists
Zimbabwe beat Bangladesh to register their first overseas in seven years. England won their first overseas match since 2016. In a sense, both Zimbabwe and England were in similar positions. Bangladesh started as favourites in the match. Sri Lanka started as favourites considering the way they won against South Africa. Then there was the question… Continue reading Cricket Portfolio Index: A Return To Victorious Ways