getPlayerDataOD: Get the One day player data from ESPN Cricinfo based on...

Description Usage Arguments Details Value Note Author(s) References See Also Examples

Description

Get the player data given the profile of the batsman. The allowed inputs are home,away or both and won,lost or draw of matches. The data is stored in a <player>.csv file in a directory specified. This function also returns a data frame of the player

Usage

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getPlayerDataOD(profile, dir = "../", file = "player001.csv", 
type = "batting", homeOrAway = c(1, 2, 3), result = c(1, 2, 3,5))

Arguments

profile

This is the profile number of the player to get data. This can be obtained from http://www.espncricinfo.com/ci/content/player/index.html. Type the name of the player and click search. This will display the details of the player. Make a note of the profile ID. For e.g For Virender Sehwag this turns out to be http://www.espncricinfo.com/india/content/player/35263.html. Hence the profile for Sehwag is 35263

dir

Name of the directory to store the player data into. If not specified the data is stored in a default directory "../data". Default="../data"

file

Name of the file to store the data into for e.g. tendulkar.csv. This can be used for subsequent functions. Default="player001.csv"

type

type of data required. This can be "batting" or "bowling"

homeOrAway

This is vector with either or all 1,2, 3. 1 is for home 2 is for away, 3 is for neutral venue

result

This is a vector that can take values 1,2,3,5. 1 - won match 2- lost match 3-tied 5- no result

Details

More details can be found in my short video tutorial in Youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q9uMPFVsXsI

Value

Returns the player's dataframe

Note

Maintainer: Tinniam V Ganesh <tvganesh.85@gmail.com>

Author(s)

Tinniam V Ganesh

References

http://www.espncricinfo.com/ci/content/stats/index.html
https://gigadom.wordpress.com/

See Also

getPlayerDataSp getPlayerData

Examples

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## Not run: 
# Both home and away. Result = won,lost and drawn
sehwag <-getPlayerDataOD(35263,dir="../cricketr/data", file="sehwag1.csv",
type="batting", homeOrAway=c(1,2),result=c(1,2,3,5))

# Only away. Get data only for won and lost innings
sehwag <-getPlayerDataOD(35263,dir="../cricketr/data", file="sehwag2.csv",
type="batting",homeOrAway=c(2),result=c(1,2))

# Get bowling data and store in file for future
malinga <- getPlayerData(49758,dir="../cricketr/data",file="malinga1.csv",
type="bowling")

## End(Not run)


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