A criterion for comparing and selecting batsmen in limited overs cricket

@article{Barr2004ACF,
  title={A criterion for comparing and selecting batsmen in limited overs cricket},
  author={G. D. I. Barr and B. S. Kantor},
  journal={JORS},
  year={2004},
  volume={55},
  pages={1266-1274}
}
The batting average statistic has been used almost exclusively to assess the worth of a batsman. It reveals a great deal about the potential performance of batsmen in cricket played at the first class level. However, in the one-day game, strict limits on the number of balls bowled have introduced a very important additional dimension to performance. In the one-day game, it is clearly not good enough for a batsman to achieve a high batting average with a low strike rate. Runs scored slowly, even… CONTINUE READING
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