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Earn money for your opinions on sport!

If you’re reading this blog then there is a good chance that you love to watch and talk about sport. If you’re anything like me then you probably spend a significant part of your life chatting with friends about cricket, football and many other games whether in-person or on social media.

Now what if I told you that all those online interactions could earn you money! Imagine getting paid to talk about sport…

It used to be that only very few sports fans could earn from their love of the game but now with web 3.0 becoming a reality everyone has the chance to make money by contributing to the debate.

Consider this, when you talk about sport on Facebook or Twitter or any other social media platform or website, the people who make money off your ideas and insight are usually the site owners themselves. When you think about it that’s not a very fair system, they are making the money while you do the work. This model is now universally accepted as simply being “the way things are” but it doesn’t need to be that way.

Web 3.0 is looking to revolutionise the internet and how people contribute and consume content by redistributing money to everyone helps to add that content.

The Hive blockchain is one such project and within the wider community there exists the Sports Talk Social tribe, a group of individuals dedicated to writing and talking about sport. What is more, every time someone in the community talks about sport or reads someone else’s thoughts about it then they can be rewarded using the blockchains native tokens (HIVE and HBD).

How much can you earn?

That really depends on how much you are willing to contribute but I post on average about 3 or 4 blogs a week plus reading and commenting on other people’s blogs and that earns me approximately $2000 USD per year.

Here are a few of my blogs over the last couple of months that have earned on average $40 each.

It’s not a huge or life changing sum of money but for talking about sport (which I would do for free anyway) then it suits me just fine!

How much does it cost to join?

Nothing! It’s absolutely free to join the Hive blockchain

JOIN HERE NOW

All you need to sign up is an email account or phone number.

However, when your account is small you are limited to the number of activities that you can do on the blockchain. The good news is that there are plenty of people around to help you. So if you do need some additional Hive Power and resource credits early on then you can contact me either in the comments section of this blog or on the Hive blockchain itself and I’ll send you some resources to help you get started.

Here’s my profile on Hive

You can also contact me on telegram @Statman_Tom if you have any questions or need support in getting started.

IPL 2022 MI vs DC Preview

Key match stats MI vs DC

Pitch Stats – Wankhede Stadium

Average first innings score: 168
Average first innings winning score: 189
Average powerplay score: 40
Win % batting 1st vs batting 2nd: 42% / 58%

Team form MI vs DC

MI – LWLWW
DC – WWLWL
Recent meetings: DC won by 4 wickets

MI vs DC Preview

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  • Can either captain find some late season form in what have otherwise been disappointing years?
  • Which teams left-arm seam options will prove most effective?
  • Can DC overturn their poor form at the Wankhede this year to sneak into the playoffs?

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Bumrah vs Pant T20 head to head

Rishabh Pant has endured a difficult season and despite passing the 300 run mark has yet to contribute a single half century. He comes to the Wankhede, a stadium where he averages in excess of 40 with a strike rate of 170+, with his side needing victory to remain in the tournament. He will however, have to overcome Jasprit Bumrah a bowler who has a phenomenal record against him. Click here for more stats on MI vs DC. Sign-up for free here to get rewarded for commenting on my blog via PeakD.com

IPL 2022 KKR vs LSG Preview

Key match stats KKR vs LSG

Pitch Stats – DY Patil Stadium

Average first innings score: 169
Average first innings winning score: 182
Average powerplay score: 43
Win % batting 1st vs batting 2nd: 47% / 53%

Team form KKR vs LSG

KKR – WWLWL
LSG – LLWWW
Recent meetings: LSG won by 75 runs

KKR vs LSG Preview

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  • Can KKR’s underperforming top-order get the runs on the board at a venue where they’ve so far struggled this year?
  • Which team has the patience to build a winning score at the DY Patil?
  • Will LSG arrest their slump in form and give themselves a chance at the top 2?

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Powerplay stats IPL 2022

KKR have the worst run-rate and are losing on average more wickets than any other team in the powerplay this season. The fact that they are still mathematically still in with a chance of a playoff place speaks of how good their middle order and bowlers have been this year. Click here for more stats on KKR vs LSG. Sign-up for free here to get rewarded for commenting on my blog via PeakD.com

IPL 2022 MI vs SRH Preview

Key match stats MI vs SRH

Pitch Stats – Wankhede Stadium

Average first innings score: 166
Average first innings winning score: 183
Average powerplay score: 42
Win % batting 1st vs batting 2nd: 41% / 59%

Team form MI vs SRH

MI – WLWWL
SRH – LLLLL
Recent meetings: IPL 2021 – MI won by 42 runs, MI won by 13 runs

MI vs SRH Preview

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  • Can MI take advantage of SRH’s poor record against them and at the Wankhede to continue their rival?
  • Will SRH’s seamers be able to put this fragile and inexperienced MI batting line-up under pressure?
  • Can the Sunrisers middle order rediscover their form at a venue where run scoring in the 2nd half of the innings is key?

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Bhuvi vs Rohit Sharma T20 head to head

It’s somewhat surprisingly that these 2 long serving players haven’t faced each other more in IPL cricket but their head to head today will be crucial given the weakness and inexperience of the Mumbai batting line-up. From the 2nd half of the innings against KKR to the first part of the game against CSK, MI managed to lose 10 wickets for 77 runs in a 15 over spell. Even with their change in fortune in recent games, another batting collapse seems only just around the corner and much will rest on the shoulders of captain Rohit Sharma if he is to help his team avoid finishing last in the table for the first time in their history. Click here for more stats on MI vs SRH. Sign-up for free here to get rewarded for commenting on my blog via PeakD.com

IPL 2022 PBKS vs DC

Key match stats PBKS vs DC

Pitch Stats – DY Patil Stadium

Average first innings score: 169
Average first innings winning score: 185
Average powerplay score: 45
Win % batting 1st vs batting 2nd: 44% / 56%

Team form PBKS vs DC

PBKS – WLWLW
DC – WLWLW
Recent meetings: DC won by 9 wickets

PBKS vs DC Preview

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  • Which side will manage to record their first back to back wins of the season and will they be able to maintain that moment to reach the later stages of IPL 2022?
  • Can either side engineer match-ups for their dual spin attacks to take advantage of?
  • Who’ll come out on top in the battle of the fastest scoring powerplay teams?

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Axar Patel vs Bairstow T20 head to head

Bairstow helped PBKS secure the highest powerplay score of IPL 2022 in their previous match. How might DC look to limit him here today? Traditionally left-arm spin has been the way to go with Bairstow averaging just 25 with S/R of 119 against it although his record against Axar Patel is better. In general there are a few key match-ups between the spinners and batting line-ups on both teams and the side that is better able to exploit those could well win here today.  Click here for more stats on PBKS vs DC. Sign-up for free here to get rewarded for commenting on my blog via PeakD.com

IPL 2022 KKR vs SRH Preview

Key match stats KKR vs SRH

Pitch Stats – Maharashtra Stadium

Average first innings score: 171
Average first innings winning score: 175
Average powerplay score: 43
Win % batting 1st vs batting 2nd: 75% / 25%

Team form KKR vs SRH

KKR – WLWLL
SRH – LLLLW
Recent meetings: SRH won by 7 wickets

KKR vs SRH Preview

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  • Despite the lack of penetration from both sides spinners will their pace attack enjoy conditions here in Pune?
  • Neither side has had much success with the bat in the powerplay this season but which one can build the best foundation here?
  • Will a score of 170+ once agains prove sufficient to win in Pune?

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Narine vs Tripathi T20 head to head

Sunil Narine has taken just 8 wickets in IPL 2022 but he is one of only 2 bowlers to bowl more than 20 overs this season and maintain an economy rate of under a run a ball (the other being Mohsin Khan). In this game he’ll need to control Rahul Tripathi who has shown he is one of only a few batsmen in the IPL to be able to score quickly off Narine without losing his wicket.  Click here for more stats on KKR vs SRH. Sign-up for free here to get rewarded for commenting on my blog via PeakD.com

IPL 2022 CSK vs MI Preview

Key match stats CSK vs MI

Pitch Stats – Wankhede Stadium

Average first innings score: 173
Average first innings winning score: 188
Average powerplay score: 45
Win % batting 1st vs batting 2nd: 47% / 53%

Team form CSK vs MI
CSK – WLWLW
MI – LWWLL
Recent meetings: CSK won by 3 wickets

CSK vs MI Preview

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  • Will CSK’s batsmen continue to struggle at the Wankhede?
  • With just 13 powerplay wickets between them this year, which of the MI bowlers can break the in-form combination of Gaikwad and Conway?
  • Who is playing for a contract next year as the 2 bottom teams in IPL 2021 face-off?

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Bravo vs Pollard T20 head to head

Kieron Pollard (592 career matches) vs DJ Bravo (531 career matches) see the 2 players who have played more T20 cricket in the history of the format go head to head. Both are in the autumn’s of their career and it may yet be that this is the last time they meet each other in the IPL should one or both franchises decide that they need to freshen up their options following a miserable season. For his part DJ Bravo is still an effective wicket taker at the death with 11 victims this season making him the joint highest in that phase of the game in IPL 2022. Meanwhile, Pollard has the lowest death over strike rate (126) of any batsman in IPL 2022 to have faced more than 7 overs in that phase. Whose time might be up in the IPL?  Click here for more stats on CSK vs MI. Sign-up for free here to get rewarded for commenting on my blog via PeakD.com

IPL 2022 RR vs DC Preview

Key match stats RR vs DC

Pitch Stats – DY Patil Stadium

Average first innings score: 170
Average first innings winning score: 185
Average powerplay score: 42
Win % batting 1st vs batting 2nd: 47% / 53%

Team form RR vs DC
RR – WLLWW
DC – LWLWL
Recent meetings: RR won by 15 runs

RR vs DC Preview

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  • Which side will be able to improve on their poor record at the the DY Patil this season?
  • Could DC look to reshuffle their bowling options to better suit conditions on this pitch?
  • Will Rajasthan’s lack of a credible 6th bowling option continue to cause them problems in this game?

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Ashwin vs Warner T20 head to head

2 players with a wealth of experience go head to head in this match with Ashwin so far having the better of things against David Warner. In fact, in comparison to Warner’s T20 stats vs right-arm spin in general (average 54, strike rate 131) then Ashwin has done remarkably well where so many others have failed. Warner has hit 4 of DC’s scores of over 50+ this season with another 2 being made by Prithvi Shaw who has not featured in the last 2 games. Getting Warner early then could be a defining moment in the outcome of this match. Click here for more stats on RR vs DC. Sign-up for free here to get rewarded for commenting on my blog via PeakD.com

IPL 2022 LSG vs GT Preview

Key match stats LSG vs GT

Pitch Stats – Maharashtra Stadium

Average first innings score: 174
Average first innings winning score: 179
Average powerplay score: 43
Win % batting 1st vs batting 2nd: 73% / 27%

Team form LSG vs GT
LSG – WWWWL
GT – LLWWW
Recent meetings: GT won by 5 wickets

LSG vs GT Preview

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  • Which fast bowling attack will most enjoy the pacey conditions at the Maharashtra Stadium?
  • Is batting first now the go to option for sides who win the toss?
  • Do GT have the bowling match-ups to dominate against the LSG top order?

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Mohammed Shami vs Krunal Pandya T20 head to head

Krunal Pandya is regularly batting in the number 4 spot coming in behind Deepka Hooda at number 3. It’s tempting to think that for both players that’s at least a spot too high and if GT can take early wickets against LSG then they might yet have the match-ups throughout the innings including between Shami and Pandya and later Rashid Khan and Stoinis to limit their scoring.  Click here for more stats on LSG vs GT. Sign-up for free here to get rewarded for commenting on my blog via PeakD.com

IPL 2022 MI vs KKR Preview

Key match stats MI vs KKR

Pitch Stats – DY Patil Stadium

Average first innings score: 168
Average first innings winning score: 185
Average powerplay score: 44
Win % batting 1st vs batting 2nd: 40% / 60%

Team form MI vs KKR
MI – WWLLL
KKR – LWLLL
Recent meetings: KKR won by 5 wickets

MI vs KKR Preview

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  • With both teams seasons over as far as playoff hopes are concerned, which players are playing for their contracts next year?
  • Can KKR’s faltering batting line-up deliver the kind of runs that their superior bowling attack can win this match with?
  • Do MI have the experience and quality in their spin attack to win at the DY Patil?

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Russell vs Rohit Sharma T20 head to head

Andre Russell just can’t stop taking wickets at the moment with his 12 so far this season coming at an incredible rate of once every 9 balls! However, he’s been trying to get MI captain Rohit Sharma out for a long time in T20 cricket and is yet to be successful. Rohit has shown glimpses of good form this year but it’s still 12 months and counting since he last hit an IPL half century. Could this be the match? Click here for more stats on MI vs KKR. Sign-up for free here to get rewarded for commenting on my blog via PeakD.com

IPL 2022 CSK vs DC Preview

Key match stats CSK vs DC

Pitch Stats – DY Patil Stadium

Average first innings score: 168
Average first innings winning score: 185
Average powerplay score: 44
Win % batting 1st vs batting 2nd: 40% / 60%

Team form CSK vs DC
CSK – LWLWL
DC – WLWLW
Recent meetings: IPL 2021 – CSK by 4 wickets, DC by 3 wickets, DC by 7 wickets

CSK vs DC Preview

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  • Are DC beginning to peak at just the right time?
  • Can CSK’s opening pair continue their good form against a Delhi attack that has struggled to make break throughs in the powerplay this year?
  • Can DC continue scoring heavily towards the back end of the innings and put a weakened CSK attack under pressure?

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Jadeja vs Warner T20 head to head

Warner is the form batsmen of the IPL at the moment and is nearing 100 runs against Ravi Jadeja in T20 cricket without ever having been dismissed by the left-armer. What are CSK’s options to dismiss Warner cheaply today? Click here for more stats on CSK vs DC. Sign-up for free here to get rewarded for commenting on my blog via PeakD.com