Suppose the information recorded by Hawkeye was combined with information about the number of runs scored (including boundaries, but excluding overthrows) and wickets taken in each delivery.

An enterprising new bowler might want to know the types of delivery that reduce the runs and increase the likelihood of wickets, or an experienced first-class bowler may want to know what types are affecting their productivity.

Could a large enough amount of Hawkeye data be used to calculate expected runs and expected wickets for each delivery?


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Yes, here is some work on calculating expected runs and expected wickets.

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