- The ICC has confirmed Tony Lewis, who helped develop the Duckworth-Lewis-Stern methodology utilized in limited-overs cricket, has handed away.
Modified 02 Apr 2020, 18:34 IST
Tony Lewis, who co-developed the Duckworth-Lewis-Stern system utilised in cricket, has died, the ICC confirmed on Thursday.
Lewis handed away on the age of 78. He developed the unique Duckworth-Lewis methodology alongside fellow statistician Frank Duckworth.
The ICC has used the formulation – which calculates the goal rating for a staff batting second in an interrupted limited-overs match – since 1999.
After the retirements of Lewis and Duckworth, Steven Stern grew to become the custodian of the tactic and his identify was added in 2014.
“Tony’s contribution to cricket is big. The current day system of resetting targets in worldwide cricket is predicated on the one developed by him and Frank greater than 20 years in the past,” stated ICC normal supervisor Geoff Allardice.
“His contribution to the sport of cricket will probably be remembered for years to come back and we ship our condolences to his household and pals.”
Published 02 Apr 2020, 18:34 IST
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