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Calculation of bowling strike rate

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Batting strike rate is calculated as (No. of runs / No. of balls faced) * 100.
How is bowling strike rate calculated?

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Bowling strike rate is calculated as total balls bowled / wickets taken by bowler.

If the bowler has bowled 300 balls and has taken 15 wickets, then the strike rate is
300/15 = 20.
This means the bowler has taken 20 balls to take one wicket.

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Bowling Strike rate = Number of balls per wicket (Total Balls Bowled/Total Wickets Taken)

Bowling Average = Runs per Wicket (Total Runs Given/Total Wickets Taken)


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Calculation of bowling strike rate

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Batting strike rate is calculated as (No. of runs / No. of balls faced) * 100.
How is bowling strike rate calculated?


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Bowling strike rate is calculated as total balls bowled / wickets taken by bowler.

If the bowler has bowled 300 balls and has taken 15 wickets, then the strike rate is
300/15 = 20.
This means the bowler has taken 20 balls to take one wicket.

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And that means he is very good bowler. Strike of 20 is very very good in One-day. Mostly not possible in Test (or first class) and average in T20. :-) - hims056 Jan 24 '13 at 11:43

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