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Lewis of ‘DLS method’ fame passes away

Tony Lewis, one of the men behind the Duckworth-Lewis-Stern (DLS) method used in weather-affected limited-overs matches, has died aged 78, the England and Wales Cricket Board announced on Wednesday.

It is with much sadness that the ECB has learned of the passing of Tony Lewis MBE, aged 78,” said a statement.

“Tony, alongside fellow mathematician Frank Duckworth, devised the Duckworth-Lewis method which was introduced in 1997 and adopted officially by the ICC (International Cricket Council) in 1999.

Source: The Hindu