Originally Posted by kyear2
Strike rate and average are equally important, because as it is preferable that a bowler takes wickets as quickly as possible, it is preferred that he doen't get carted around the park as he does.
Sorry, I tried a bad ( average = strike rate * economy rate / 6 ) joke.
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