Originally Posted by Burgey
Lies, damn lies and statistics
Shows the level of superiority, you would have to say, rather than the level of skill.
I've often said that the most important thing to look for in a stat is what's left out. In this case it's the decline in Australian batting over the last few years that would be relevant.
Still, some great numbercruching.
Economy rates would be good to look into too. England have bowled so well as a pack rather than relying on individual stardom as in 05 and 09