Top 5 Sites For Cricket Stats
What are the best websites for cricket statistics? Which sites offer the best live cricket scores and streaming? Today we look at the top 5 sites for stats to help you with your cricket betting.
1. ESPN CricInfo
As you would expect, ESPN deliver a multitude of excellent statistical features at CricInfo. You can find results for the current day as well as fixtures dating back as far as the English domestic season of 1772. It really is that comprehensive.
The CricInfo statistics page offers you plenty of data to keep you on top of the odds, with a number of writers delivering the latest in statistical analysis including CricInfo stats editor S Rajesh who contributes his weekly Numbers Game column. There's also the Statsguru database that allows you to search for batting, bowling, fielding and umpiring stats just to name a few for all major Test, One-Day and Twenty20 competitions. And if all of that still doesn't satisfy your hunger for cricket stats, you can ask Steven Lynch and he'll endeavour to find the answer for you in his weekly Ask Steven column.
If you want live cricket scores and commentary, CricInfo has just what you're looking for. Not only do they provide you with live ball by ball text commentary and up to the moment scores for cricket across the world, they also have the CricInfo desktop scorecard plus photos of the match as it takes place.
If you're looking for a database of historical scorecards, Cricket365 has just what you're after. Visit their Scorecard Search and you can search detailed results for Test cricket, One-Days and Twenty20 with their database extending back to 1877.
You can also search by team, venue and even specific nation vs nation matchups. Want to find the results for each one-day match played between England and Australia for the last 20 years? What about every test match featuring India from 2007 to the present? Cricket365's Scorecard Search is about as easy as it gets.
The statistics page at ThatsCricket is superb. You will find detailed stats for One Day, Tests, World Cup, Twenty20 and Indian Premier League matches. You can select nation vs nation matchups and find scorecards for matches dating back as far as 1877.
You can also pit player against player with their player comparison tool. Want to compare the One-Day batting careers of Alan Border and Ian Botham? You can. How about the Test bowling careers of Dennis Lillee and Malcolm Marshall? ThatsCricket's player comparison tool lets you do it with just a couple of clicks of your mouse.
ThatsCricket also offers live scores and ball by ball commentary.
A tremendous site if you're searching for scorecard data. HowStat's scorecard database has an exceptional interface that allows you to search and sort Test, One-Day and Twenty20 results. Test results extend back to 1877 while scorecards for One-Day cricket can be found back to 1971. Search by year, format, competing nations and venue.
If you're looking for team and individual players records, HowStat is an excellent site as their statistics database offers you an unbelievable range of stats. For example, did you know the record for most batsmen given out LBW in a single innings of test cricket is 7? Or that ED Solkar has the highest career catch per match ratio of 1.96 with 53 catches from 27 tests played. HowStat really delivers an amazing selection of stats and provides great insights for serious cricket punters and trivia buffs alike.
Another site with an excellent array of statistics features including a scorecard database dating back to 1772. It is extensive and offers you results for not only Test, One-Day and Twenty20 fixtures, but also First-Class, List A as well as results for smaller cricketing nations. You can also refine your search to venue, opponent, date range as well as result.
Also check out their MVP ratings. CricketWorld have created a unique ratings system that considers each player's recent statistical performances
CricketWorld also offers live scores, ball by ball commentary and stats for cricket matches taking place all over the world.
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