Repost: Statscrunch Fantasy Ashes

Inspired by Fantasy Twitter Cricket, I made my own cricket fantasy game: the Statscrunch Fantasy Ashes!

The Rules

  • Pick a team of 11, plus one emergency.
  • You have a budget of $1,450,000.
  • You need to pick at least four players from both teams.
  • You pick a captain, who earns double points.



  • One point per run.
  • Two points per four.
  • Three points per six.
  • Two points for every run past 100.
  • 25% bonus for a strike rate above 100.
  • -25 points for a duck.


  • 20 points for the first wicket.
  • 30 points for the second.
  • 40 for the third.
  • Etc.
  • 5 points per maiden over.


  • One point per run.
  • 20 points per dismissal.


  • One point per run.
  • 20 points per wicket.

Team Changes
You may make three changes between each test, if necessary.

League Types

Statscrunch will have two leagues running:

  • High Score League, where whoever scores the most points over the series wins, or
  • Team v Team League, where players will be randomly assigned an opponent for each match, earning two points for a win.

Squad Types

  • 6 batsmen, 4 bowlers, 1 keeper, 0 all rounders
  • 5-5-1-0
  • 6-3-1-1
  • 5-4-1-1
  • 5-3-1-2

Comment if you want to participate, I’ll send an email asking for your team. Player prices uploaded tomorrow.

If you want to participate, please comment before the end of June. I really want this to work, so comment and I’ll email you, asking for your team.


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