Duckworth_Lewis

  • Disappointing and sad to lose via Duckworth-Lewis method: Darren Sammy April 3, 2014

    Mirpur: A dejected West Indies captain Darren Sammy on Thursday said it was "disappointing" and "sad" for the defending champions to exit from the ICC World Twenty20 after losing to Sri Lanka via Duckworth-Lewis method in the rain-marred semi-final at the Shere Bangla Stadium. A dominant Sri Lanka made it to...
  • 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...
  • ICC to take call on D/L method May 30, 2012

    New Delhi: An Indian engineer will learn on Thursday whether his challenge to the Duckworth/Lewis method – a controversial but common system used for determining the winner of rain-affected matches – has been successful. The system, developed by Frank Duckworth and Tony Lewis, was first introduced at the international level in...
  • 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...