The International Cricket Council(ICC)'s new and innovative partnership with SAP SE, a worldwide leader in enterprise application software
services, as its exclusive Analytics and Cloud Partner for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 provides cricket fans and media with real-time data, statistics and performance analysis on the ICC Match Centre (icc-cricket.com). It's information that will help ICC to engage fans with insightful and user-friendly solutions, bring them closer to the action on the field and keep them informed about their favorite matches.
SAP will utilize its HANA and Lumira software to power numerous live match experiences across the ICC’s network of websites. This information is updated every 20 seconds. On the website Match Center is the hub of the ongoing world cup cricket game along with historical data of all the previous games played in the tournament. In addition to features like scorecard, teams, videos, photo and social streams (tweets from fans about the game), Hawk-Eye is one of the crucial data insights SAP is bringing to fans. Hawk-Eye is categorized further with more insights such as Pitch Map, Run Per Over, Wagon Wheel, Trajectory Viewer, among others. These are the same Hawk-Eye data charts that you get to see on your TV screens. The beauty is that now you can have them all on the ICC portal as well as on your smartphones. Select any one of them and you can further fetch more in-depth insights.
Besides SAP will provision cloud-based services to host the ICC’s historical ICC Cricket World Cup statistics database, incorporating match data for its flagship ODI event. “This data will be made publicly available over the coming months, offering fans a multitude of ways to analyse previous team and player performances.