D_L

  • 2nd ODI: SL beat NZ by 14 runs on D/L method November 5, 2012

    Pallekele: Captain Mahela Jayawardene hit an unbeaten 43 off 49 deliveries as Sri Lanka beat New Zealand by 14 runs under the Duckworth/Lewis method in the rainhit second oneday international on Sunday. Batting first after winning the toss, New Zealand made 250 for 6 in their allotted 50 overs at Pallekele...
  • Australia beat West Indies on D/L method September 22, 2012

    Colombo: David Warner and Shane Watson blasted Australia to a rain-affected 17-run win over West Indies in the World Twenty20 on Saturday. With the win, Australia advanced to the Super Eights, and the second team to advance from Group B will be decided when West Indies and Ireland meet on...
  • Founder of VJD method knocks the door of Pawar June 5, 2012

    New Delhi: A dejected V Jayadevan, who sought replacement of the controversial Duckworth/Lewis method with his own system in limited-over cricket, has approached the ICC President Sharad Pawar for a neutral review of his method. Alleging bias, Jayadevan said one of the experts in the ICC Cricket Committee, which recently evaluated...
  • Tony Greig accuses Indians of 'whinging' June 3, 2012

    New Delhi: Former England player Tony Greig accused Harsha Bhogle of 'whinging' on Sunday after the commentator cum cricket expert tweeted his disapproval of the ICC Cricket Committee rejecting the alternative rain rule proposed by the Indian engineer V Jayadevan. Putting his weight behind Sunil Gavaskar - who also on Sunday...
  • ICC should've tried VJD rain rule: Gavaskar June 3, 2012

    New Delhi: Batting legend Sunil Gavaskar has hit out at the International Cricket Council (ICC) for retaining the Duckworth/Lewis rule for rain-affected games despite an alternative suggested by an Indian engineer. The game's world governing body on Friday said it would stick with the rule devised by Englishmen Frank Duckworth and...
  • Botha relieved to win tight match vs India March 31, 2012

    Johannesburg: South Africa skipper Johan Botha conceded that the one-off Twenty20 match against India was evenly poised before rain stopped play, helping the hosts to emerge as winners by 11 runs via the Duckworth-Lewis method at the Wanderers on Friday. Chasing 220 to win, openers Gautam Gambhir (49) and Robin Uthappa...
  • SA clinch ODI series after rain-affected win January 18, 2012

    Bloemfontein: South Africa sneaked a four-run win over Sri Lanka on the Duckworth/Lewis method in a rain-affected third one-day international on Tuesday to clinch the five-match series 3-0. South Africa were 179-5 after 34 overs chasing Sri Lanka's 266-9 when rain came down at Chevrolet Park. Umpires called the game off about...