IPL 2023 Points Table Line Chart Race

Rohan Gaikwad
2 min readMay 23, 2023

https://public.flourish.studio/visualisation/13699123/

The Indian Premier League (IPL) has always captivated cricket enthusiasts worldwide. As a passionate fan, I embarked on a project to visualize the progress of IPL 2023 teams throughout the season. Despite facing challenges in obtaining the dataset, I used screenshots and various techniques to create a curated dataset. With the help of Flourish, a data visualization tool, I transformed the data into an engaging line chart race visualization. Join me as we explore IPL 2023’s exciting moments through this captivating visualization.

The Quest for Data:

Creating a line chart race visualization requires a comprehensive dataset, but finding one for IPL 2023 proved difficult. Undeterred, I captured screenshots and extracted information using OCR tools. Despite the labor involved, my passion fueled my motivation.

The Dataset Creation Process:

To streamline the dataset creation, I used hacks and automation techniques, including OCR tools and custom scripts. These methods reduced manual effort and ensured data accuracy by cross-checking with online sources. The resulting dataset served as the foundation for the visualization.

Visualization with Flourish:

Using Flourish, a user-friendly data visualization platform, I transformed the curated dataset into an engaging line chart race visualization. It elegantly showcased the teams’ progress throughout the season, allowing viewers to witness the rise and fall of each team in the points table.

Conclusion:

Creating an IPL 2023 line chart race visualization was a challenging yet exhilarating journey. Despite the lack of available data, I ventured into uncharted territory, curating a dataset from screenshots using innovative techniques. Flourish empowered me to create a visually stunning visualization, offering IPL fans a fresh perspective on the season’s dynamics. By embracing innovation and perseverance, we can overcome challenges and enhance our understanding and enjoyment of the sporting world.

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