In 2003 a book called Moneyball argued that baseball was using outdated stats to decide how valuable the multi-million dollar players were. But how is that relevant to a club team on a Saturday afternoon?
What went wrong at Wirral CC? First game of the season and bowled out for three: eight men bowled or LBW tells you a story. It was all in their heads. Teams rarely get bowled out; they bowl themselves out.
Can you really use a bouncer if you are a medium pace club bowler? As long as you can get a ball up to chest height you are in the game, even if you are not Brett Lee. This is because the batsman can't get over the ball.