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Frank Duckworth: co-inventor of DLS, Frank Duckworth dies at the age of 84 | Delhi News

New Delhi: Frank Duckworth, one of the inventors of the Duckworth-Lewis system which later became known as Duckworth-Lewis-Stern, died at the age of 84. ESPNcricinfo reported that Duckworth died on June 21. DLS is a method used to determine the results of rain-affected cricket matches. The original method was created by the English statisticians Duckworth and Tony Lewis. It was first used in international cricket in 1997. The method was officially used by ICC as a standard for revised target setting in 2001. pti

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