Batting – NMS Baseball http://nmsbaseball.com/ Tue, 22 Nov 2022 16:46:10 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.9.3 https://nmsbaseball.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/icon-54-150x150.png Batting – NMS Baseball http://nmsbaseball.com/ 32 32 British American Tobacco (LON:BATS) PT set at 3,800 GBX by Goldman Sachs Group https://nmsbaseball.com/british-american-tobacco-lonbats-pt-set-at-3800-gbx-by-goldman-sachs-group/ Tue, 22 Nov 2022 16:12:02 +0000 https://nmsbaseball.com/british-american-tobacco-lonbats-pt-set-at-3800-gbx-by-goldman-sachs-group/ British American Tobacco (LON:BATS – Get a rating) received a price target of 3,800 GBX ($44.93) from equity research analysts Goldman Sachs Group in a research note released Tuesday to investors, Borsen Zeitung reports. The Goldman Sachs Group price target indicates upside potential of 13.52% from the current share price. BATS has been the subject […]]]>

British American Tobacco (LON:BATS – Get a rating) received a price target of 3,800 GBX ($44.93) from equity research analysts Goldman Sachs Group in a research note released Tuesday to investors, Borsen Zeitung reports. The Goldman Sachs Group price target indicates upside potential of 13.52% from the current share price.

BATS has been the subject of a number of other reports. Barclays raised its price target on British American Tobacco shares from 4,400 GBX ($52.03) to 4,500 GBX ($53.21) and gave the stock an “overweight” rating in a rating. research from Tuesday, August 30. Credit Suisse Group set a price target of 4,300 GBX ($50.85) on British American Tobacco in a Wednesday, September 28 report. JPMorgan Chase & Co. restated an “overweight” rating and set a price target of 4,500 GBX ($53.21) on shares of British American Tobacco in a Thursday, July 28 report. Royal Bank of Canada raised its price target on British American Tobacco from 3,100 GBX ($36.66) to 3,500 GBX ($41.39) and gave the stock a “sector performance” rating in a research note from Thursday, July 28. Finally, Citigroup reissued a “buy” rating and set a target price of 3,900 GBX ($46.12) on British American Tobacco shares in a Tuesday, July 26 research note. One equity research analyst gave the stock a hold rating and five gave the company a buy rating. Based on data from MarketBeat, the stock currently has an average rating of “moderate buy” and an average target price of 4,068 GBX ($48.10).

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LON BATS fell 2 GBX ($0.02) on Tuesday, reaching 3,347.50 GBX ($39.58). 952,493 shares were traded, against an average volume of 3,385,140. The company has a debt ratio of 60.59, a quick ratio of 0.47 and a current ratio of 0.88. British American Tobacco has a 52-week low of 2,514 GBX ($29.73) and a 52-week high of 3,645 GBX ($43.10). The company has a market capitalization of £75.05 billion and a P/E ratio of 1,424.89. The stock has a fifty-day moving average price of 3,344.29 GBX and a two-hundred-day moving average price of 3,409.52 GBX.

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Time to reshape Rishabh Pant’s T20 batting approach | locust https://nmsbaseball.com/time-to-reshape-rishabh-pants-t20-batting-approach-locust/ Sat, 19 Nov 2022 18:54:49 +0000 https://nmsbaseball.com/time-to-reshape-rishabh-pants-t20-batting-approach-locust/ There’s a reason Indian team management aren’t dropping Rishabh Pant as a T20 player despite the 25-year-old taking his time to make an impact. His ODI numbers are proof that he faces different challenges over time. According to data from CricViz, from 2018 to 2020, his average ODI to pace was 32.3 (strike rate of […]]]>

There’s a reason Indian team management aren’t dropping Rishabh Pant as a T20 player despite the 25-year-old taking his time to make an impact. His ODI numbers are proof that he faces different challenges over time. According to data from CricViz, from 2018 to 2020, his average ODI to pace was 32.3 (strike rate of 105.7). It is 19.3 and 99.1 against spin.

He is, however, a different player since 2021. His average against pace is 42.8 (SR 112.2) Against spin, he goes up to 104.5 (SR 114.8). In 2018-20, his 16-game average was 26.7 (SR 103.6). From 2021 to 2022, out of the 11 games he has played, the average is 51.8 (SR 113.4).

His last ODI innings were a 113-ball 125* at Old Trafford which led India‘s successful pursuit 260 to 72/4, after losing wickets to Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli and Suryakumar Yadav.

For such a talented move maker, T20 should be a natural choice. But surprisingly, unlike the ODI surge since 2021, it’s gone the other way in the T20s. After 2016-19, his T20 numbers slipped across all metrics, especially against spin. His strike rate against out-spin fell to 106.7 and his strike rate against leg-spin fell to 122.1. From 2016 to 2019, the corresponding figures were 143.4 and 159.9.

Lately, Pant has also struggled against left arm pacers, with his strike rate dropping to 122.8 after 2020. Before that, it was 165.2.

He lost his place in the starting XI to Dinesh Karthik in the T20 World Cup. As India look to rebuild for the next edition after a disappointing run in Australia, Pant has competition for the keeper-beater role – Sanju Samson and Ishan Kishan. Still, he remains the top pick at the moment because everyone knows the havoc he can wreak once he cracks the T20 batting code. He was sensational in Tests with classic shots in Sydney (97), Brisbane (89*), Ahmedabad (101), Cape Town (100) and Birmingham (146) in 2021-22.

The team management should promote Pant in order, believes former Indian flyhalf Wasim Jaffer. “The best place for him is at the top of the order,” said Jaffer, a Punjab Kings batting coach with a long IPL experience.

“He should open up as and when there’s an opportunity. The pants we see in Tests and ODIs, the shots he’s played, we haven’t seen that consistency as he hits at the n No. 5. That means when he comes hitting the pitch It’s not easy in the T20s that you come in and start hitting the limits and the sixes.

“He is definitely a game winner. If he gets into the power play, then we can get the most out of him in the T20s. If he takes the start, it doesn’t matter if the peloton retreats. This way we can use it. Being left-handed means that the team has a right-left combination. If he gives you a good start, he’s such an attacking player that after six overs he can be more dangerous. If the opponent has a leg spinner or a left arm spinner, being left-handed, they can upset their plan.

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“People mature playing, some mature late. Surya hits so well now at 32 that he also made the same mistakes earlier. But he is mature now,” says Lalchand Rajput, who was manager of the 2007 T20 World Cup winning side and coach of Mumbai Indians.

“Pant is only 25, give him a year. That’s why he should have played all the matches of the World Cup, he would have matured for the next one. If you get him in and out, the confidence won’t be there and he starts doubting his game. Then he will lose his natural game. This is how Virender Sehwag played. We used to tell him “you are going to express yourself”. Out of 10 games, if you win four or five games, I’m happy. No one will give you a 100% result,” Rajput said.

Pant had embraced the T20 format very well in IPL – in 2018 he got 684 carries at an S/R of 173.60. But it’s obvious the bowlers have come up with a game plan against him. In T20, the batter who arrives later in the innings is under pressure to hit. Giving him nothing in his range is the formula. They focus on bowling away and we often see him running out of time to get caught.

“He favors the leg side. His playing style is slightly unusual – square leg, square behind are his favorite areas. We have also seen this with Surya, but Yadav also hits in front of the wickets. I think Pant needs to develop that the shooting teams (or) will target him playing there won’t give him rhythm, and he will play outside towards him. I think he will have to improve his game in that area, in T20 as well as in one-day cricket because in ODIs he beats at 4 and 5, so that situation will come,” Jaffer said.

Rajput, now technical director of Zimbabwe Cricket, says: “The root cause is that his leg always goes straight. Anything wider, he has to reach the ball. Once his foot moves towards the line of the ball, it will become easier to reach the ball and execute shots where he wants. When he plays away from the ball, he has no power, he gets the timing wrong and he skips the ball.

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Sailors move at start of offseason landing Teoscar Hernández https://nmsbaseball.com/sailors-move-at-start-of-offseason-landing-teoscar-hernandez/ Wed, 16 Nov 2022 17:00:32 +0000 https://nmsbaseball.com/sailors-move-at-start-of-offseason-landing-teoscar-hernandez/ SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle Mariners made one of the first big moves of the offseason when they acquired outfielder Teoscar Hernández from the Toronto Blue Jays in exchange for two pitchers on Wednesday. Fresh off the team’s first playoff appearance in more than two decades, the Mariners added a right-handed bat to their roster […]]]>

SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle Mariners made one of the first big moves of the offseason when they acquired outfielder Teoscar Hernández from the Toronto Blue Jays in exchange for two pitchers on Wednesday.

Fresh off the team’s first playoff appearance in more than two decades, the Mariners added a right-handed bat to their roster with the acquisition of Hernández and fulfilled one of their off-season needs by finding a corner fielder.

Hernández hit .267 with 25 home runs and 77 RBI in 131 games last season for the Blue Jays and joined Mookie Betts as the only outfielders in baseball with at least 35 doubles and 25 home runs. Hernández was an All-Star starter in 2021 and finished that season with .296 with 32 homers and 116 RBI for Toronto.

He’ll immediately slot into the middle of Seattle’s batting order and could end up being a replacement in right field for Mitch Haniger, who is a free agent.

“We entered our offseason with the intention of adding impact and length to our roster,” said Jerry Dipoto, president of baseball operations for the Mariners. “By adding Teoscar to an already solid base, we believe we have become a much more dangerous attacking club.”

Right-handed reliever Erik Swanson and minor league left-hander Adam Macko return to Toronto. The Blue Jays were looking to clear a salary for 2023 and also needed help from the bullpen for the swing-and-miss stuff, which Swanson would have to provide.

Swanson was 3-2 with a 1.68 ERA and 70 strikeouts in 53 2/3 innings last season.

For now, Hernández is a one-year acquisition by Seattle. He is entering his final season of refereeing eligibility before moving to free agency after the 2023 season.

Hernandez earned $10.65 million last year with the Blue Jays. He turns 31 next October in what the Mariners hope will be another playoff series.

While Hernández likely moves into right field if the Mariners don’t bring Haniger back, the deal hasn’t been done with the defense in the forefront. It was a move to bolster an offense that at times last season struggled to score runs and relied a little too heavily on its pitching team to win tight, low-scoring games.

Hernández has posted an OPS over .800 in each of the past three seasons. And he played well in Seattle, hitting .357 with three home runs and seven doubles in 16 career games at T-Mobile Park.

Seattle will lose a key part of its standout bullpen of the past two seasons with the move of Swanson. Swanson was primarily a sixth- or seventh-inning option for Seattle, but he was occasionally called upon to close out games. He seemed to fall out of favor for the Mariners during the playoffs and made just one appearance in five games.

Macko struggled with injuries for most of the 2022 season with Single-A Everett. He was ranked among the top 10 prospects in the Mariners organization by some scouting services, but he played in just eight games last season.

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Anil Kumble bats for separate Indian teams in Test and white-ball cricket https://nmsbaseball.com/anil-kumble-bats-for-separate-indian-teams-in-test-and-white-ball-cricket/ Mon, 14 Nov 2022 07:55:50 +0000 https://nmsbaseball.com/anil-kumble-bats-for-separate-indian-teams-in-test-and-white-ball-cricket/ File photo of Anil Kumble©Twitter Former India captain and coach Anil Kumble believes that having totally different teams in limited overs and the Test format is the way forward for the country in international cricket. England’s resounding success in the ODIs and T20Is has sparked debate for different white and red ball cricket teams and […]]]>

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Former India captain and coach Anil Kumble believes that having totally different teams in limited overs and the Test format is the way forward for the country in international cricket. England’s resounding success in the ODIs and T20Is has sparked debate for different white and red ball cricket teams and coaches. “Certainly you need separate teams. You definitely need T20 specialists. I think what this English team has shown and even the last World Cup (T20) champions Australia have shown that you have to invest in a lot of versatile players. Look at the batting order,” Kumble told ESPNcricinfo.

“Today, Liam Livingstone is at No. 7. No other team has a No. 7 of Livingstone’s quality. (Marcus) Stoinis comes in at No. 6 (for Australia). That’s the kind of team you have to build. It’s something you have to invest in.

“I don’t really know if you need another captain or another coach. It all depends on which team you go for and then how you want to build the support and leadership around it. .” Former Australian all-rounder Tom Moody says the separation of coaches should be seriously considered by international teams. England have Brendon McCullum as test coach and Matthew Mott as white ball coach.

“I think there’s no doubt that moving forward, whether it’s player management or support, there has to be a serious examination of this separation.

“It looks like England have quite a huge difference between their red ball team and their white ball team. They’ve created quality depth,” Moody told the cricket website after England won their second T20 World Cup title.

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“As for England being the best white ball team (ever), I don’t think they are there yet. If they had won in the United Arab Emirates last T20 World Cup, you could make an argument, but they weren’t there in that one. So they missed a World Cup there. They missed that kind of one-cycle dominance. Moody said that the demands placed on the players and team management involved in all formats are enormous.

“The price of success is extremely exhausting. If you have to prepare properly, it’s very difficult to manage it with three formats,” Moody said.

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Victoria all for 63 in Brisbane, test hopefuls Marcus Harris and Peter Handscomb cheaply, video, highlights https://nmsbaseball.com/victoria-all-for-63-in-brisbane-test-hopefuls-marcus-harris-and-peter-handscomb-cheaply-video-highlights/ Thu, 10 Nov 2022 07:50:00 +0000 https://nmsbaseball.com/victoria-all-for-63-in-brisbane-test-hopefuls-marcus-harris-and-peter-handscomb-cheaply-video-highlights/ Choosing to knock on a green wicket backfired badly on Test hope and Victorian skipper Peter Handscomb as he and his side were humiliated in Brisbane and fought for their lowest Sheffield Shield score on top 50 years old. Victoria lost eight first session wickets before being rolled just after lunch for just 63 as […]]]>

Choosing to knock on a green wicket backfired badly on Test hope and Victorian skipper Peter Handscomb as he and his side were humiliated in Brisbane and fought for their lowest Sheffield Shield score on top 50 years old.

Victoria lost eight first session wickets before being rolled just after lunch for just 63 as Bulls bowlers Mark Steketee and Michael Neser continued their dominating start to the summer to destroy the visitors at Allan Border Field.

Newly selected in the Premier’s XI as two of this season’s ‘top class performers’, the duo captured seven wickets in the opening session as the visitors collapsed 2-0 to 8-47 at the lunch.

Each bowler then took another scalp after lunch to dismiss Victoria in just over 32 overs, to take their combined wickets to 41 this season, playing only their fourth game.

Neser finished with numbers 4-22 and has 19 for the season while Steketee, who took 6-38 against WA last week, took 5-18 in the disastrous Victorian effort and has 22.

Queensland’s Mark Steketee celebrates taking five wickets. (Photo by Bradley Kanaris/Getty Images)Source: Getty Images

Only second player Ashley Chandrasinghe, who debuted against Tasmania for a century, defied the Vics onslaught, facing 84 balls but for just 16 points before his exit and his 19-point stand with Scott Boland was the largest for visitors.

The tiny total was the smallest since the Vics were all knocked out for 73 against WA in 1971, and is the fourth-lowest total in over 130 years of Shield competition.

But the embarrassing scoreline did not make it into the top 20 lowest ever tally in competition, and was two points clearer than the 61 Victoria cleared away from Queensland just five years ago, in 2017.

Given their chance to strike on the same ground, the Bulls were not without their own problems, but overtook Victoria’s tally by just three wickets, and were 6-130 at the stumps, a 67 lead with Neser making it to the job again, making an undefeated 30.

The only concern for the home side, and potentially for Australia, was the struggles of Test hitter Marnus Labuschagne, out for nine against Scott Boland.

It was Labuschagne’s fourth single-digit score in a row after starting the season with 127 in the opener.

Fellow Test star Usman Khawaja hit 22 out of 68.

It was party time for Queensland against Victoria at Allan Border Field (Photo by Bradley Kanaris/Getty Images)Source: Getty Images

The day started horribly for the Victorians after Handscomb won the coin toss and decided to strike. Both Victorian fly-half, including Marcus Harris who was recalled to the Test squad this week to face the West Indies, fell in love with the Ducks.

Travis Dean, last year’s Shield co-player of the year, lasted just three balls and Harris seven, but neither scored and the Vics were 2-0 inside four overs .

It became 3-5 when Handscomb was out, then 4-12 when Nic Maddinson’s fights continued and he was taken out for just four, then 5-13 when Sam Harper was also out for one.

While Handscomb and Harris are the competition’s top two scorers this season, Maddinson has just 56 runs in five innings and is averaging just 11.

It only got worse for the Vics after his dismissal when Will Sutherland was caught for five and the visitors fell to 6-22 in the first hour.

But while Chandrasinghe did his best to keep the Bulls at bay in partnership with Mitch Perry and then Boland, even he succumbed on a dark day for the team.

The Vics topped their three lowest shield totals, scored over a century ago, the only times they’ve ever managed to hit 50, but the meager total now sits in their lowest five of all the temperature.

LOWEST SCORES EVER VICTORIAN SHEFFIELD SHIELD

31 v NSW Sydney 25 January 1907

35 v NSW Sydney 26 January 1927

43 v South Aust Melbourne 21 February 1896

63 v Queensland, Brisbane, 10 November 2022

73 v West Aust Melbourne 10 December 1971

76 v South Aust Melbourne 31 December 1900

76 V v Queensland Brisbane 7 March 1975

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From boppers to bunters: Phillies bats shut up in World Series disappointment https://nmsbaseball.com/from-boppers-to-bunters-phillies-bats-shut-up-in-world-series-disappointment/ Sun, 06 Nov 2022 15:31:55 +0000 https://nmsbaseball.com/from-boppers-to-bunters-phillies-bats-shut-up-in-world-series-disappointment/ Kyle Schwarber went from big bopper to bad bunter. One of the Philadelphia Phillies’ toughest hitters fouled out on a two-shot bunt attempt with his team one inning from World Series elimination. That bizarre takedown spoke louder than Schwarber’s third-set homer, which briefly put Philadelphia ahead. After taking a 2-1 lead in the Fall Classic, […]]]>

Kyle Schwarber went from big bopper to bad bunter.

One of the Philadelphia Phillies’ toughest hitters fouled out on a two-shot bunt attempt with his team one inning from World Series elimination. That bizarre takedown spoke louder than Schwarber’s third-set homer, which briefly put Philadelphia ahead.

After taking a 2-1 lead in the Fall Classic, the Phillies failed at home plate and lost three in a row – the latest a 4-1 loss on Saturday night that gave the Houston Astros the title. the World Series in six games.

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Philadelphia Phillies’ Bryce Harper #3 reacts after hitting against the Houston Astros in the sixth inning

“They have a good pitch,” Schwarber said. “Their throw was pretty perfect.”

After ending an 11-year playoff drought and becoming the first third team in baseball history to reach the series, the Phillies haven’t won their first crown since 2008.

“We went through a drought at the wrong time,” said Rob Thomson, unable to join Bob Lemon and Jack McKeon as the only managers to take over mid-season and lead a team to the title. “You have to give credit to their pitching.”

Philadelphia went .101 (9 for 89) with 38 strikeouts, three runs and three extra hits in three straight losses, which included a combined no-hitter by the Astros in Game 4 and a three-hit in the game 6. Philadelphia battered .163 overall in the series — the lowest of any team since Detroit held to .159 while being swept by San Francisco in 2012.

Rhys Hoskins hit .120 (3 for 25) with an RBI, JT Realmuto .167 (4 for 24) with three RBIs and Bryce Harper hit .200 (4 for 20) with two RBIs.

Nick Castellanos fell to .125 (3 for 24) with an RBI when he fouled to end it. Schwarber was leading the field at .250 (5 for 20) with four RBIs.

“We plan to be here next year and the year after that,” Hoskins said. “When you can keep a group together, that’s when I think you can see a good team go over several years to have a chance of winning a championship.”

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Philadelphia’s 71 strikeouts over six games was a series record, breaking the mark set by Arizona in a seven-game win over the New York Yankees in 2001 and tied by Tampa Bay in 2001. a six-game loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers two years ago.

Reaching the World Series came as a surprise for the Phillies, who were 22-29 when Thomson replaced fired manager Joe Girardi on June 3. They were the 12th and final team to clinch a spot in the expanded playoffs, an October afterthought that would have been watching at home under the previous postseason format.

“If at the beginning of the year, if you asked a group of people or baseball specialists if we were going to make the World Series, they would probably have said no,” Castellanos said. “We were two wins away from being the best team in North America. So it’s just a building block.

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After finishing 87-75 in the regular season, Philadelphia swept two games away from NL champion Central St. Louis in the new wildcard series and toppled 101-game winner NL East champion Atlanta in four games. in the Division series. Then the Phillies beat San Diego in five games in an all-wild NLCS.

“It’s enduring, that kind of winning atmosphere and winning team,” Thomson said. “They’ve achieved a lot. It’s still disappointing. And I told them after the game, I said, ‘You don’t have to be ashamed. You don’t have to put your head down to anybody.

Harper was looking at 2023.

“I imagine we’re going to be the same team but with a few more things to make us even better,” he said.

Schwarber thought of the Astros’ party at the other clubhouse.

“That taste is here now and it’s an addictive feeling,” Schwarber said. “We know what it takes now in our minds.”

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Who has the most runs for India in the WC https://nmsbaseball.com/who-has-the-most-runs-for-india-in-the-wc/ Wed, 02 Nov 2022 12:15:00 +0000 https://nmsbaseball.com/who-has-the-most-runs-for-india-in-the-wc/ mini Virat Kohli recently equaled Sachin Tendulkar’s record of 21 over-fifty scores with his last half-century at the ICC T20 World Cup in Australia, but how does his batting numbers compare to the legend on the biggest scene of all. The World Cup is the biggest stage of all for any sportsman and the way […]]]>

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Virat Kohli recently equaled Sachin Tendulkar’s record of 21 over-fifty scores with his last half-century at the ICC T20 World Cup in Australia, but how does his batting numbers compare to the legend on the biggest scene of all.

The World Cup is the biggest stage of all for any sportsman and the way a player carries himself when carrying the hopes of an entire nation separates the good from the truly great. Two players in recent history have made a habit of delivering regularly for India at the World Cup and it’s no wonder who these two batting maestros are.

While Sachin Tendulkar dominated the ODI World Cup, making his personal stomping ground to torment his opponents, Virat Kohli set out to demolish teams in the game’s shortest format.

First, let’s take a look at King Kohli’s dominance of the T20 World Cup batting ratings.

Most races in Men’s T20 World Cups

Kohli’s last punch at the ICC T20 World Cup 2022 of 64 not knocked out against Bangladesh saw him overtake Mahela Jayawardene at the top of the T20 World Cup batting charts.

Jayawardene is the top scorer in the T20 World Cup since 2014 with 1016 points in 31 innings. However, Kohli chased him to take first place with 1065 runs in just 23 innings.

Here’s a look at the top scorers in the T20 World Cup.

Races Sleeves Exercise rate Medium 50/100
Virat Kohli 1065 23 132.46 88.75 13 / 0
Mahela Jayawardene 1016 31 134.74 39.07 6 / 1
Chris Gayle 965 31 142.75 34.46 7 / 2
Rohit Sharma 921 34 129.35 35.42 9 / 0
Tillakaratne Dilshan 897 34 124.06 30.93 6 / 0

The graphic clearly illustrates Kohli’s dominance of the world cup scene in the shortest format. Not only has Kohlhi reached the top in the fewest innings, but his average of 88.75 shows just how dominant he has been, staying out 11 times. His tally of 13 half-centuries is also unmatched, with Rohit Sharma (9) the closest.

Most races in men’s ODI World Cups

T20I cricket came a bit too late for Sachin Tendulkar, with the blaster master not featuring for India in a single T20 World Cup. However, Tendulkar’s ODI World Cup record is unmatched. He comfortably leads the second highest scorer, Ricky Ponting, while posting the most scores over fifty (21).

Races Sleeves Exercise rate Medium 50/100
Sachin Tendulkar 2278 44 88.98 56.95 15 / 6
Ricky Bridge 1743 42 79.95 45.86 6 / 5
Kumara Sangakkara 1532 35 86.55 56.74 7 / 5
Brian Lara 1225 33 86.26 42.24 7 / 2
AB de Villiers 1207 22 117.29 63.52 6 / 4

Most races for India at World Cups (T20I and ODI combined):

So, with Kohli and Tendulkar’s dominance comfortably established atop the charts in each format, let’s now take a look at how these two legends stack up when comparing India’s numbers on the world stage.

Races Sleeves Exercise rate Medium 50/100
Sachin Tendulkar 2278 44 88.98 56.95 15 / 6
Virat Kohli 2095 49 105.17 61.61 19 / 2
Rohit Sharma 1899 51 109.70 46.31 12 / 6
Yuvraj Singh 1331 49 104.22 34.12 11 / 1
MS Dhoni 1309 54 101.15 39.66 5 / 0

Remember that all the other top five hitters have played for India in the T20I and ODI World Cups while Tendulkar has never played in the T20 World Cup. Yet Tendulkar continues to dominate the charts as he leads the way with his massive tally of 2278 runs.

Kohli managed to tie Tendulkar’s record of 21 over-fifty scores with his last half-century while his average of 61.61 is unmatched among players with over 100 World Cup runs. It seems inevitable that Kohli will eventually catch up to the Master Blaster with the 2023 ODI World Cup just around the corner.

Yet there is very little to separate the two when it comes to performing for India on the biggest stage. And, for now, the stats don’t lie, Tendulkar is and will remain India’s top scorer at the World Cups, unless King Kohli has other plans for the rest of the current tournament in Australia.

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England should kiss the stick first before facing ‘ridiculous’ New Zealand | T20 World Cup 2022 https://nmsbaseball.com/england-should-kiss-the-stick-first-before-facing-ridiculous-new-zealand-t20-world-cup-2022/ Sun, 30 Oct 2022 23:39:00 +0000 https://nmsbaseball.com/england-should-kiss-the-stick-first-before-facing-ridiculous-new-zealand-t20-world-cup-2022/ Storm clouds continue to gather around England. After escaping Melbourne’s daily drizzle for sunnier Queensland, in an otherwise dreamy week, the forecast for Brisbane on Tuesday – the day of their crucial T20 Super 12 World Cup game against New Zealand – is absolutely dirty. . The hope is that, as expected, the clouds will […]]]>

Storm clouds continue to gather around England. After escaping Melbourne’s daily drizzle for sunnier Queensland, in an otherwise dreamy week, the forecast for Brisbane on Tuesday – the day of their crucial T20 Super 12 World Cup game against New Zealand – is absolutely dirty. . The hope is that, as expected, the clouds will lift by mid-afternoon and player performance levels will rise with them.

England struggled for much of their first two games, and probably the only players who can claim to have played well in both games are Moeen Ali and Liam Livingstone. Like the Australian sun, however, they hardly had time to shine, facing 22 and 23 balls respectively. England is determined to use them less sparingly in the future.

New Zealand, meanwhile, cruised through their first two completed matches, beating Australia and Sri Lanka, the perennial underdogs once again scoffing at widespread pre-tournament pessimism. “They look ridiculous,” England’s Harry Brook said on Sunday. “They look, to me, probably the favorites of the moment.”

In each of the Kiwis’ wins, a batter — Devon Conway in the first, Glenn Phillips in the second — faced about half the balls in their innings, scored at about 1.6 runs per ball, and anchored the team to a total decent. At that point, Trent Boult and Tim Southee swung into action: they went 4.62 and 2.91 runs per over respectively and took 10 wickets between them. The combination was something in the region of T20 perfection.

On both occasions New Zealand struck first, and their success after setting totals reflects a significant change between this World Cup and the last. It didn’t take long for the teams to get on board: the captains chose to beat first only 13 times in the United Arab Emirates last year, compared to 17 times already this year – including the three meetings of sunday.

This phenomenon has hit England early, and they have beaten the frontrunners in eight of their 11 wins in this format in 2022, up from three of 11 last year. But despite this, of the six occasions Jos Buttler has won the toss, he has only chosen to strike first once. As with their foot chase against Ireland – Brook remarkably admitted on Sunday that, with England trailing DLS, rain clouds gathering and rain forecast, he was “just trying to deepen” – sometimes it seems like the truth can be a bit slow to dawn on this side.

Aaron Finch, whose Australian side will face Ireland on Monday, said: “What we’ve seen here is if you can put enough pressure on, if you can get a decent enough total and force teams to going hard against a quality bowling offense with a bit of movement is really tough. As a second batter you tend to finish your innings. Hit first you can probably be a little freer.

It’s a fascinating trend, upending the T20 orthodoxy that suggests knowing your target is a big plus. But the teams beating first had mixed results on Sunday, with the Netherlands notably failing to capitalize – mainly because they scored just 91 for 9, a tally Pakistan reached with more than six overs to spare.

Meanwhile Zimbabwe, surprise winners Pakistan in Perth last week, failed to chase down Bangladesh’s 150 tally despite late drama: Blessing Muzarabani had to score five on the final ball to win it for the Zimbabwe and missed it completely but Bangladesh wicket keeper Nurul Hasan got it back before it reached the stumps so it was declared a draw and Muzarabani got a second chance, this time n ‘needing only four. He missed that too.

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Baker laments lack of US-born black players in World Series https://nmsbaseball.com/baker-laments-lack-of-us-born-black-players-in-world-series/ Thu, 27 Oct 2022 23:22:12 +0000 https://nmsbaseball.com/baker-laments-lack-of-us-born-black-players-in-world-series/ HOUSTON – Dusty Baker grew up watching black stars shine in the World Series, paving the way for a life dedicated to baseball. When he leads the Houston Astros in Game 1 of the World Series against the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday night, the AL and NL champions are expected to play without any American-born […]]]>

HOUSTON – Dusty Baker grew up watching black stars shine in the World Series, paving the way for a life dedicated to baseball.

When he leads the Houston Astros in Game 1 of the World Series against the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday night, the AL and NL champions are expected to play without any American-born black players for the first time since 1950. , shortly after Jackie Robinson broke the record. Major League Baseball color barrier.

It’s a fact that deeply disturbs Baker, 73, one of two black managers in MLB, who has spent his entire life playing or coaching baseball.

“What hurts is I don’t know what hope that gives some of the young African-American kids,” Baker told The Associated Press on Thursday. “Because when I was their age I had a bunch of guys, (Willie) Mays, (Hank) Aaron, Frank Robinson, Tommy Davis – my hero – Maury Wills, all those guys. We have to do something before we lose them.

Jackie Robinson made his debut in 1947 with the Brooklyn Dodgers and played in the World Series that year. Since then, the 1950 game between the New York Yankees and the Phillies has been the only World Series without an American-born black player.

Houston and Philadelphia will announce their 26-man rosters several hours before Game 1 Friday night at Minute Maid Park, and neither is expected to have an American-born black player. Michael Brantley, a black outfielder from Houston, is out for the season with a shoulder injury.

“I don’t think that’s something baseball should really be proud of,” said Baker, who won a World Series as an outfielder with the Dodgers in 1981 and is aiming for his first championship as a manager. “It looks bad. It lets people know that it didn’t take a year or even a decade to get here.

Indeed, the dwindling number of black MLB players has been a problem for years. Richard Lapchick, director of the Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport in Central Florida, is the lead author of his group’s annual reports on diverse hiring practices in sport. He said black players made up just 7.2% of the opening day roster this year, the lowest percentage since survey data was first collected in 1991, when 18% of players in the MLB were black.

From 1954, when Mays and the New York Giants played Larry Doby and Cleveland, every team to reach the World Series had at least one American-born black player until the 2005 Astros don’t do it.

The Phillies had no black players on their opening roster this year for the first time since 1959. Roman Quinn, a black backup outfielder, played 23 games before being released.

Philadelphia rookie Darick Hall made his debut in late June and has played 41 games — his mother is white and his father is black and white, and he identifies as multiracial. Hall was not on the Phillies’ roster for any of the first three rounds this postseason and is not expected to be on the World Series roster.

Last summer, for the first time in MLB draft history, four of the first five players selected were black.

All four, along with more than 300 major leaguers, including Atlanta’s Michael Harris II, Cincinnati’s Hunter Greene, Pittsburgh’s Ke’Bryan Hayes and Milwaukee’s Devin Williams, have taken part in MLB diversity initiatives. such as the MLB Youth Academy, the DREAM Series, and the Reviving Downtown Baseball (RBI) Program.

Although “very disappointed and discouraged” by the situation this year, Baker hopes the composition of the most recent draft top means it will be the last World Series where American-born black players will not be represented.

“There is help on the way,” he said. “You can tell by the number of number one African American draft picks. Academies produce players. So hopefully in the near future we won’t have to talk about it or even be in that situation.

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AP Baseball Writer Ben Walker contributed to this story.

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“Oh Rohit Sharma!” : Hilarious ICC captions on video of Trent Boult hitting the net https://nmsbaseball.com/oh-rohit-sharma-hilarious-icc-captions-on-video-of-trent-boult-hitting-the-net/ Tue, 25 Oct 2022 11:39:19 +0000 https://nmsbaseball.com/oh-rohit-sharma-hilarious-icc-captions-on-video-of-trent-boult-hitting-the-net/ New Zealand’s Trent Boult beats in the net New Zealand got off to a strong start to the ICC T20 World Cup campaign with an 89-run mega win over hosts Australia in the opening match of the Super 12 stage of the tournament. The Kiwis, who lost to the Australians in last year’s T20 World […]]]>

New Zealand’s Trent Boult beats in the net

New Zealand got off to a strong start to the ICC T20 World Cup campaign with an 89-run mega win over hosts Australia in the opening match of the Super 12 stage of the tournament. The Kiwis, who lost to the Australians in last year’s T20 World Cup final, had all their best guns firing with the bat. But that hasn’t stopped lower-order hitters from focusing on their batting skills.

Ahead of the team’s next game against Afghanistan on Wednesday, bowling great Trent Boult was seen enjoying a long session in the net, brandishing his willow.

The video of Boult hitting the net was posted on Instagram by the ICC. The ICC posted interesting captions about each of Boult’s shots in the video, starting by comparing him to India captain Rohit Sharma.

Watch the video here

Boult will be a crucial cog in the New Zealand wheel along with bowling partner Tim Southee. Both point guards had great careers for the Blackcaps, but they don’t have a limited ICC trophy to show for their efforts.

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Over the years, New Zealand’s only ICC white-ball cricket trophy has been the 2000 ICC Knockout Trophy, the predecessor of the ICC Champions Trophy.

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