What is duckwarth lewis system in cricket, why it is so confusable?
The method is the invention of Frank Duckworth and Tony Lewis. Frank is a consultant statistician and editor of the Royal Statistical Society's monthly news magazine, RSS NEWS. Tony is a lecturer in mathematical subjects in the Faculty of Computer Studies and Mathematics at the University of the West of England, Bristol and chairman of the Western Branch of the Operational Research Society
Following the experience of the method's application in 1997 they have introduced a few modifications designed to make the method's use even simpler. This article provides a summary of the way the method works.
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