On the batting h-index

Kartikeya Date has written a post applying the h-index, originally designed as a measure of academics’ research impact, to batsmen. The basic idea isn’t original (see, e.g., this blog post with a related h-based stat; that post also cites a paper by Gangan Prathap which I can’t read because it costs 35 euros to download), but Kartikeya’s implementation seems to be novel. The definition of h-index is this: it is the largest integer h such…

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