Kusal Perera played a historic innings. This victory by Sri Lanka over South Africa was expected.
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.
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
The Cricket Portfolio Index looks at making cricket rankings more relevant.
I came across an app called Dream 11. It allows you to choose players. The only restriction is the number of credits you can use. This provided me with a good way to test my index as it did not restrict me to other conditions placed by fantasy leagues. The following is the team that… Continue reading Playing XI Kings XI Punjab vs. Sun Risers Punjab preview