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The Superstats stories from IPL 2019

Andre Russell goes for the big one BCCI

Superstats is ESPNcricinfo's new bouquet of stats metrics for enhanced and in-depth storytelling. It consists of three elements:

Smart Stats goes beyond runs, wickets, averages and economy rates, and values player performances based on opposition strength and match context. Read more about it here, and check out the Smart Stats results from IPL 2018 here.
Luck Index is a unique metric which, for the first time in cricket, quantifies every lucky event in a match, whether it be a dropped catch or a poor umpiring decision. Read more about it here.
Forecaster does a spot of crystal-ball-gazing and predicts win probabilities in each game.

Through IPL 2019, ESPNcricinfo has been doing match analyses using these tools, to provide greater insight and more in-depth stats-based stories from the tournament. Here is a list of these stories:

RR v MI, April 20 - Who should have won Player of the Match: Steven Smith or Shreyas Gopal?

KKR v RCB, April 19 - Why Russell and Moeen had a higher Match Impact than Kohli

Week 3 round-up, April 16 - Why Pollard's 31-ball 83 is the top innings of IPL 2019 so far

MI v RCB, April 15 - Hardik drop costs RCB 18 runs, and the match

KKR v CSK, April 14 - Tahir's haul worth 5.4 Smart Wickets, the best this season

KXIP v RCB, April 13 - De Villiers' reprieve proves costly

MI v RR, April 13 - Buttler does half of Royals' job

MI v KXIP, April 10 - Pollard easily outshines Rahul

SRH v KXIP, April 8 - Fumbling Yusuf Pathan costs Sunrisers

Week 2 round-up, April 7 - The MVPs and the luckiest players of IPL 2019

RCB v DC, April 7 - How Parthiv's dropped catch changed the course of the game

MI v SRH, April 6 - Why Pollard's unbeaten 46 was nearly as impactful as Joseph's six-for

CSK v KXIP, April 6 - Ashwin or Harbhajan, whose contribution was bigger?

RCB v KKR, April 5 - When dropping Kohli and de Villiers didn't matter

DC v SRH, April 4 - How much did the Bairstow drop cost Delhi Capitals?

MI v CSK, April 3 - Hardik Pandya aces it with bat and ball

RCB v RR, April 2 - Leggies on a roll, and butter-fingered RCB

KXIP v DC, April 1 - Sam Curran takes four, but Mohammed Shami plays an equal hand

Week 1 round-up, April 1 - Andre Russell and David Warner take Smart Stats honours

SRH v RCB, March 31 - Why Nabi's contribution pipped Warner's

MI v KXIP, March 30 - Why Agarwal's 43 was worth more than Rahul's 71

RR v SRH, March 29 - The smart leggies, and the cost of dropping Samson

MI v RCB, March 28 - A Bumrah special, and the drop that almost cost Mumbai Indians

KKR v KXIP, March 27 - Russell and the no-ball