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Data in Sports.

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Introduction to Data in Sports
Sport in today’s world has extended beyond just the playing field. What was earlier two teams entering the field with textbook strategies, has today boomed into a platform with detailed analysis and pin-pointing to every detail.
An athlete or a team’s data can show us where their strengths and weaknesses lie. It tells us a player’s performance probability based on past results: How many runs has Virat Kohli scored in the death overs of knockout games?
How many penalties has Neymar missed during Champions League Games?
…and so on
Studying data helps teams prepare for the unexpected. Any change that the opposition makes before or during the game can be instantly studied by a team of analysts to see how it will impact the rest of the game.
For example: in an ODI game between India and Australia at Adelaide, the team batting order shows that Tendulkar was moved from #3 to #5.
Australia can then look at data to understand Tendulkar at the #5- ØHow he has performed …

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Alastair Cook

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Alastair Cook – The consistent player from England

England batsman Alastair Cook’s 12-year Test career has come to an end. He finished, not only as England’s highest run-getter but also as the fifth-highest run-scorer in the format. The 33-year-old who has called time off his career after playing 161 Tests, has so far scored 12,472 runs at an average of 45.35 with 33 hundreds and 57 half centuries.

Nothing describes Cook’s ability to score runs better than his high scores in Test cricket. He has more Test centuries than any other English batsman to have ever played the game. More than the number of centuries, what’s more impressive is his hunger for big runs even after scoring a hundred. England’s batting coach – Graham Gooch – insisted on his batsmen to score many hundreds and not just be content with a few centuries. Cook is the player who learnt those lessons to perfection and has 7 scores of 150 including 2 double centuries. While his highest score of 294 against India at Birmingha…

Kanga League.

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Gender Pay Gap in sports

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