Experienced cricket analyst Freddie Wilde to begin a period of transition to take up a permanent role with the ECB after seven years with CricViz.
LONDON, January 17, 2023: CricViz, part of Ellipse Data, a leading sports data and analytics company has today announced that long-term Head of Performance Analysis, Freddie Wilde, will begin a transition process following his appointment as white ball analyst for the England men’s cricket team.
Wilde who started work with CricViz in 2015 and joined full-time in 2017 will continue to support all of CricViz’s existing performance analysis clients including the Desert Vipers in the ILT20 and Royal Challengers Bangalore in the IPL during this transition period and support the launch of the new flagship Query Tool Pro product.
CricViz has quickly established itself as a leading provider of cricket analysis across broadcast and media as well as becoming a key performance tool for professional teams and cricket boards globally. The growth of CricViz has enabled Wilde to work alongside the Royal Challengers Bangalore (IPL), Oval Invincibles (The Hundred), Melbourne Renegades (BBL), Cricket South Africa, Cricket Australia and the ECB.
Freddie Wilde, Head of Performance Analysis for CricViz said, “As one of CricViz’s first employees, playing a part in its evolution over the last seven years has been hugely satisfying. CricViz means a huge amount to me, and I’m proud of the company’s role in transforming the analysis of cricket. I’m hugely thankful for the opportunities CricViz have afforded me and will continue to closely follow CricViz’s progress and wish everyone at the company the best for the future.”
Guy Evans-Tipping, CEO of Ellipse Data commented, “I’d like to thank Freddie for his hard work and commitment to CricViz over the last seven years. While we’re sorry to see him go, we are extremely proud of what he and the business have achieved and he leaves with our best wishes. It’s a testament to the talent within the CricViz team that the ECB has chosen to appoint Freddie and highlights how far our business has come in recent years.”
Matt Lovering, Managing Director of CricViz added, “Freddie has done an excellent job with CricViz, and I wish him well in the new role. As well as leading the performance analysis team, Freddie has helped develop Kieran Parmley and Rufus Bullough, two superb analysts. Recruitment to appoint new leaders for our Pro Services team in India and the UK are also close to completion, meaning we are well-equipped to support our clients across the world.”
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