Beaten by sheer pace! Cricket analytics with yorkr in paperback and Kindle versions


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My book “Beaten by sheer pace! Cricket analytics with yorkr” is now available in paperback and Kindle versions. The paperback is available from Amazon (US, UK and Europe) for $ 54.95. The Kindle version can be downloaded from the Kindle store for $4.99 (Rs 332/-). Do pick up your copy. It should be a good read for a Sunday afternoon.

This book of mine contains my posts based on my R package ‘yorkr’ now in CRAN. The package yorkr uses the data from Cricsheet (http://cricsheet.org/) and can perform analysis of ODI and T20 matches. yorkr can analyze teams against a specific opposition or all oppositions, besides providing details on batsmen or bowlers individual performances The analyses include team batting partnerships, performances of batsmen against bowlers, bowlers against batsmen, bowlers best performances etc.  Individual analyses of batsmen strike rate, cumulative average, bowler economy rate, bowler moving average etc can be performances

The book includes the following chapters based on my R package yorkr.

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
Other books by author
About the author

Checkout my interactive Shiny apps GooglyPlus (plots & tables) and Googly (only plots) which can be used to analyze IPL players, teams and matches.

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