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CLUB RECORDS

Who gives a toss

There has been much discussion about Glen Oliver's prowess (or total lack of it) at the toss. But is that fair? The Strollers statistical department (i.e. Glen himself) has forensically trawled through the archives to discover the truth of the matter:

 

Match #

Date

Type

Toss Result

Call

1

07-06-16

Midweek

Lost

My call

2

10-07-16

Weekend

Lost

My call

3

28-07-16

Midweek

Lost

My call

4

07-08-16

Weekend

Lost

My call

5

09-08-16

Midweek

Lost

My call

6

25-05-17

Midweek

Lost

My call

7

28-05-17

Weekend

Lost

My call

8

04-06-17

Weekend

Lost

My call

9

06-07-17

Midweek

Lost

My call

10

09-07-17

Weekend

Won

Opposition call

11

18-07-17

Midweek

Lost

My call

12

06-08-17

Weekend

Lost

My call

13

13-08-17

Weekend

Lost

My call

14

20-08-17

Weekend

Lost

My call

15

10-09-17

Weekend

Lost

My call

16

12-08-18

Weekend

Lost

My call

17

25-08-18

Weekend

Lost

My call

18

02-09-18

Weekend

Won

My call

19

30-09-18

Weekend

Lost

My call

20

12-05-19

Weekend

Lost

My call

21

16-05-19

Midweek

Lost

My call

22

19-05-19

Weekend

Lost

My call

23

06-06-19

Midweek

Lost

My call

24

09-06-19

Weekend

Negotiated

-

25

20-06-19

Midweek

Lost

My call

26

23-06-19

Weekend

Won

My call

27

27-06-19

Midweek

Negotiated

-

28

07-07-19

Weekend

Won

Opposition call

29

21-07-19

Weekend

Won

My call

30

24-08-19

Weekend

Negotiated

-

31

14-09-19

Weekend

Won

Opposition call

32

02-08-20

Weekend

Lost

My call

33

09-08-20

Weekend

Won

My call

34

23-08-20

Weekend

NA

NA

35

13-09-20

Weekend

Won

Opposition call

36

20-09-20

Weekend

Lost

My call

37

27-09-20

Weekend

Lost

My call

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

% of Total

Stat

         Total

         Weekend

             Midweek

-

Matches as skipper

37

27

10

-

Tosses

 

36

26

10

14%

Won (My call)

4

4

0

86%

Lost (My call)

25

16

9

subtotal

29

20

9

100%

Won (Oppo call)

4

4

0

0%

Lost (Oppo call)

0

0

0

subtotal

4

4

0

-

Negotiated

 

3

2

1

-

NA

 

1

1

0

-

subtotal

4

3

1

24%

Win % Total (Called)

33

24

9

Highlights as at end of 2020 season:

* Lost first 9 tosses in a row (probability = 0.2% or 1 in 512)

* 16 consecutive failures to call correctly, from first match onwards (probability = 0.0015% or 1 in 65,536)

* At worst, 1 from 21 correct calls (5% win percentage, probability = 0.001% or 1 in 99,864)

* Won 4 from 29 (14%) total games where I have called, including a "hot streak" of two in a row

* Never won a midweek toss (0 from 9) (probability = 0.2% or 1 in 512)

* Never lost a toss where the opposition called (4 from 4)

* Six matches in a row where I didn't lose the toss (stats can be used to prove anything!)

* Always call heads

 

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January 2022