# Questions tagged [duckworth-lewis]

Questions about the Duckworth-Lewis (D/L) method, a way of mathematically determining the winner of a limited overs match when one or both sides innings are shortened.

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### Is this first time a cricket team lost the match despite scoring more?

In November 2018 India played Australia. Under the Duckworth-Lewis method, India lost the match despite scoring more. Is this first time a cricket team lost the match despite scoring more?
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### Is there an official software to calculate Duckworth-Lewis Method?

Does ICC provide any official calculator or software to calculate scores according to Duckworth-Lewis Method?
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### When is the Duckworth-Lewis method applied?

I've read a minimal amount about this in some of the questions which have been posted already here and the posts which were linked. However, I'm still unsure if the Duckworth-Lewis method is applied ...
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### Does Duckworth-Lewis Method consider "free-hit" situations?

Say Team-A has a certain score and Team-B is batting with 4 balls remaining. Bowler gives a no-ball. It starts raining heavily and play is stopped immediately with 4 balls (including the free-hit) ...
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### Is Duckworth–Lewis applied differently in T20 and ODI

I want to know: is there any difference between ODIs and T20 matches in applying the Duckworth–Lewis method?
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### What happens when rain interrupts an ODI game in second innings before 20 overs and the chasing team is well ahead of D/L par score?

In ODI cricket, minimum 20 overs to be bowled to use Duckworth–Lewis rule. But my question is even if chasing team scored the D/L 20 over par score target in just 10 or 15 overs, will it be mandatory ...
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### Can the Duckworth-Lewis method result in a tie?

Is it possible for a match to be tied after applying the Duckworth-Lewis method? Are there notable instances of this occurring?
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### What is the meaning of "Duckworth–Lewis method" in Cricket?

What is the meaning of "Duckworth–Lewis method" in Cricket? Sometimes the team that would appear to be winning loses the match because of this rule. Why?
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### How is the Duckworth-Lewis Method applied?

I have seen lots of matches in which the D/L method was used to decide victory, but I never found out how it actually works. I know there are two keys in this method: overs and wickets in hand. Can ...
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### How is the net run rate calculated if the match stopped due to rain?

Here we already discussed how the net run rate is calculated. If the match gets stopped due to rain, then how is the NRR calculated? Consider both of these situations: Match stopped due to rain, ...
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### Other predictive methods than DL

I would like to know if the ICC is considering other predictive methods than orthodox Duckworth-Lewis to arrive at a result in an interrupted cricket match?
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### What is the minimum number of overs required to bowl in the second innings for applying Duckworth-Lewis Method to find the winning side?

What is the minimum number of overs required to bowl in the second innings for applying Duckworth-Lewis Method to find the winning side?
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