• P-ISSN 0974-6846 E-ISSN 0974-5645

Indian Journal of Science and Technology


Indian Journal of Science and Technology

Year: 2019, Volume: 12, Issue: 26, Pages: 1-4

Original Article

Cricket Scrapper: A Tool Developed to Extract Cricket Players Data


Objective: To develop a generic web scraping tool that can extract cricket player’s data for research purposes. Methods: Cricket as a sport has greatly plagued the world with its importance and entertaining nature. For a team the performance of each individual player has great importance for their victory. In this paper, an automated data scraping mechanism is devised to extract and store data of cricket players from a cricket website. This website contain web-enabled database of cricket players where the data is contained on multiple web pages and proposed mechanism is designed to extract this variation as per requirement of researcher. Findings: This tool will be helpful for data scientists/researchers to extract dataset as per their requirements. Applications: This generic tool will be applicable in analyzing the formation of cricket team as per rating of individual player. Moreover, this tool will contribute as an essential ingredient for research related in the domain of cricket analytics.

Keywords: Cricket Analytics, Information Extraction, Scrapper, Web Content Extraction


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