True Raiding Impact – New Metric for Raider Evaluation – Pro Kabaddi League

True Raiding Impact – New Metric for Raider Evaluation – Pro Kabaddi League

A couple of months ago, we introduced an advanced metric called Net Points per Raid (NPpR) to evaluate raiding performance. We continue our evaluation of raiders through a further enhancement to the concept of NPpR. Here, we shall firstly introduce more complexity in the assessment of raiders and follow it up with a metric which Read more about True Raiding Impact – New Metric for Raider Evaluation – Pro Kabaddi League[…]

Working with ATK as Football Analyst – Experiences

The 2017-18 ISL season was an experience of a lifetime. Being the analyst of ATK was a dream come true, even though things didn’t go our way. Interacting with world class players was something I only used to dream of, when I started watching football. The season started off poorly for us. We had quite Read more about Working with ATK as Football Analyst – Experiences[…]

Why Monu Goyat sold for 1.51 Cr in the PKL Auction

Why Monu Goyat sold for 1.51 Cr in the PKL Auction

The player auction for season 6 of the Pro Kabaddi League thrashed all records for individual player salaries with Monu Goyat earning a whopping INR 1.51 Crores during the auction. While that is a great development for India’s second most watched sports league and the sport as a whole, social media has been buzzing with Read more about Why Monu Goyat sold for 1.51 Cr in the PKL Auction[…]

Pro Kabaddi League 6 Auction – Reviewing the use of Final Bid Match

Pro Kabaddi League 6 Auction – Reviewing the use of Final Bid Match

The player auction for season 6 of the Pro Kabaddi League introduced a couple of interesting and important changes to the process. These changes are a) the ability to retain players even prior to the auction, and b) the ability to retain players after the bidding is done by paying the same amounts for them. Read more about Pro Kabaddi League 6 Auction – Reviewing the use of Final Bid Match[…]

Ashique Kuruniyan – Future Prospect of Indian Football

Ashique Kuruniyan – Future Prospect of Indian Football

When Stephen Constantine announced the probable list of 30 players for the upcoming Intercontinental Cup, fans were excited to see FC Pune City’s youngster Ashique Kuruniyan getting his maiden call up to the senior team. One of the best emerging young players in the ISL 2017-18 season, it is great to see the youngster getting Read more about Ashique Kuruniyan – Future Prospect of Indian Football[…]

Pro Kabaddi League 6 Auction – Expected Big Gainers

Pro Kabaddi League 6 Auction – Expected Big Gainers

In the previous two articles, we have established an advanced metric called Net Points per Raid (NPpR) to evaluate raiding performance and another similar one to assess defensive performances in Kabaddi. Together, these metrics helped us build an insight into the team composition that helps achieve success in the Pro Kabaddi League. Following up, we Read more about Pro Kabaddi League 6 Auction – Expected Big Gainers[…]

Net Points per Tackle – How it helps in creating a strong Kabaddi team

Net Points per Tackle – How it helps in creating a strong Kabaddi team

Thanks for all the likes, shares and comments on our previous article in which we identified Net Points per Raid (NPpR) as a potent metric to evaluate raiding performance. Following up on that article, we have come up with another similar metric which not only allows us to compare different defenders but also attempts to Read more about Net Points per Tackle – How it helps in creating a strong Kabaddi team[…]

Net Points per Raid – An advanced Kabaddi Metric

Net Points per Raid – An advanced Kabaddi Metric

The game of Kabaddi has evolved continuously over the past few years. With the advent of the Pro Kabaddi League, the evolution has become more rapid than ever before. This continuous evolution has not been accompanied by a parallel evolution in the tools for measuring performances, which have lagged behind significantly. The traditional metrics – Read more about Net Points per Raid – An advanced Kabaddi Metric[…]

Role of Football Analyst – Indian Arrows

Role of Football Analyst – Indian Arrows

It was a great experience working with the Indian Arrows National Football (Indian U- 19) Team. Indian Arrows, a team with the zeal to encourage and develop the young minds in sports field. It’s been a great pleasure working with the team. Indian Arrows consists many young kids with the thirst to succeed. In addition, Read more about Role of Football Analyst – Indian Arrows[…]

Delhi Dynamos FC – Roaring Lions of ISL 2017-18

Delhi Dynamos FC – Roaring Lions of ISL 2017-18

Delhi Dynamos FC had a mixed season in the ISL this time; they started the season extremely poor but then gathered momentum and played well and got more positive results towards the end. Although their 8th placed finish would not be anything to boast about, they still have reasons to be excited about next season Read more about Delhi Dynamos FC – Roaring Lions of ISL 2017-18[…]