Articles by Tinniam V Ganesh

cricketr plays the ODIs!

August 2, 2015 | Tinniam V Ganesh

Introduction In this post my package ‘cricketr’ takes a swing at One Day Internationals(ODIs). Like test batsman who adapt to ODIs with some innovative strokes, the cricketr package has some additional functions and some modified functions to handle the high strike and economy rates in ODIs. As before I ...
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cricketr digs the Ashes!

July 20, 2015 | Tinniam V Ganesh

Introduction In some circles the Ashes is considered the ‘mother of all cricketing battles’. But, being a staunch supporter of all things Indian, cricket or otherwise, I have to say that the Ashes pales in comparison against a India-Pakistan match. After all, what are a few frowns and raised eyebrows ...
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Taking cricketr for a spin – Part 1

July 6, 2015 | Tinniam V Ganesh

“Curiouser and curiouser!” cried Alice “The time has come,” the walrus said, “to talk of many things: Of shoes and ships – and sealing wax – of cabbages and kings” “Begin at the beginning,”the King said, very gravely,“and go on till you come to the end: then stop.” “And what ...
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The common alphabet of programming languages

June 8, 2015 | Tinniam V Ganesh

                                                                                                                                                                                            “All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than other.”                                     “Four legs good, two legs bad.” from Animal Farm by George Orwell Note: This post is largely intended for those who are embarking on their journey into the world of programming. […]
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Mirror, mirror … the best batsman of them all?

March 24, 2015 | Tinniam V Ganesh

“Full many a gem of purest serene The dark oceans of cave bear.” Thomas Gray – Elegy in country churchyard In this post I do a fine grained analysis of the batting performances of cricketing icons from India and also from the international scene to determine how they stack up against ...
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Masters of Spin: Unraveling the web with R

February 23, 2015 | Tinniam V Ganesh

Here is a look at some of the masters of spin bowling in cricket. Specifically this post analyzes 3 giants of spin bowling in recent times, namely Shane Warne of Australia, Muthiah Muralitharan of Sri Lanka and our very own Anil Kumble of India.  As to “who is the best leggie” ...
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