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Yes, it is still counted for his career stats. Just because a match is called off doesn't mean that the stats wont be recorded for that match. It will be still recorded as "abandoned due to rain" and any runs scored or wicket taken will be added to the stats of corresponding players. The proof can be seen in this stat page of Lumb. You can see that in the ...


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D/L or any other method is necessarily an approximation, so there will always be some strange edge cases. But it's arguably better than not having any result at all. Regarding your concerns of correctness. The D/L method is based on statistics from previous games, so it does generally take into account that teams have aggressive players in the lower ...


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Actually, maximum overs allowed per players is decided by dividing total overs by 5. E.g. in ODI allowed overs per players = Total overs / 5 = 50/5 = 10 overs. T20I = 20/5 = 4 overs. Law 12.6 from ICC's Standard One Day International Match Playing Conditions PDF Law 12.6 Number of Overs per Bowler No bowler shall bowl more than 10 overs in an ...


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After the team batting first has started its innings and there is an interruption due to rain or any other factor, Duckworth-Lewis Method can be applied. This DL algorithm is applied and the target for the team batting second is calculated based on the overs that can be bowled as decided by the umpires. If I understand your question correctly, you are ...


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The Duckworth-Lewis method is explained on the ICC website: Duckworth-Lewis Method description and guide to usage Duckworth-Lewis method FAQ Despite much confusion amongst the media, the players, and the public, the actual principle is relatively simple. When an interruption causes one team to have less resources available than the other team, the target ...


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What is meant by reserve day? From Wikipedia - Limited overs cricket: Important one-day matches, international and domestic, often have two days set aside, the second day being a "reserve" day to allow more chance of the game being completed if a result is not possible on the first day (for instance if play is prevented or interrupted by rain). And ...


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In addition to the previous answer a couple of other interesting examples spring to mind. These from Test matches: The first abandoned test I can find was West Indies vs England, Sabina Park (1998). The match was called off after only 10 overs due to an unplayable pitch (Scorecard). A similar occurrence in Antigua in 2009, where the game was called off ...


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The first semi final match between India and Sri Lanka in world cup 1996 was stopped due to disturbance in the crowd. Read the note of the match: At the fall of the 8th Indian wicket, sections of the crowd vented their disgust with the state of the match by setting fire to some areas of the stands and throwing fruit and waterbottles onto the field. The ...


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The D/L method was designed with 50-over matches in mind. It came in for some criticism during the 2012 World Twenty20 when it was applied to some matches that were greatly reduced in duration due to rain. The team batting second was put at a great advantage as they were able to use all 10 wickets to pursue a D/L target that was only moderately above the ...


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If your question is if this system is fair, then my response is that it is highly criticized. This method has been criticized based on the fact that wickets are (necessarily) a much more heavily weighted resource than overs. For winning a match if rain is interpreted the match, strategy could be to not lose wickets and score at what would seem to be a "...


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If rain fall a full day on final matches of a big tournament, then the teams will be declared joint winners. This is the rule on current ICC champions trophy. But, in 2002 ICC Champions Trophy final between India and Srilanka, when the result was not able to find as the minmum number of overs required for DL method was not bowled, the match was rescheduled ...


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1) The India vs West Indies game in Rajkot,2002 was stopped amidst security threats after chuckers started attacking players with water bottles and sandbags. India won by 81 runs by virtue of D/L method. Relevant CricInfo article. 2) The India vs Sri Lanka game in Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi, 2009 due to dangerous pitch conditions. The series had already ...


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According to Laws: 3.8, 3.9, the match will be resumed if rain gets stopped within game time, light and weather conditions are good and ground and pitch get suitable to resume match. So it depends on total time allocated for that single game. In a T20 match, time allocated for a single innings is usually 100 minutes and for ODI, time for a single innings ...


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Along with the other examples already cited, an unusual incident occurred in 1975, when the 3rd Ashes Test at Headingley was abandoned as a draw due to an act of sabotage: before the fifth day's play, the pitch was dug up and damaged with oil by campaigners calling for the release of a convicted criminal.


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Couldn't they switch on more lights? What is the bad light rule for limited overs cricket? Yes they CAN. But only if it is available for that particular match. Remember, the issue is for day matches only. Umpire's role on bad lights. From Standard ODI match playing conditions PDF: (emphasis mine) 3.7 Use of artificial lights If in the opinion of the ...


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In a match at Sialkot(India's tour of Pakistan 1984-85), Pakistan had put India in to bat after winning the toss. India was cruising at 210/3 after 40 overs with Dilip Vengsarkar well-set on 94*. The match was then abandoned following news of the assasination of India's Prime Minister Indira Gandhi. Match scorecard is here.


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An instance where a Test match was ended by crowd disturbance was the Fifth Test between West Indies and Australia at Sabina Park, Kingston in May 1978. West Indies were 9 wickets down in their second innings and over 100 runs behind late on the fifth day when parts of the crowd rioted. Police were called and players retreated to the dressing room, played ...


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Note that net run rate is not part of the Laws, being only applicable to games played within a tournament, and so the precise method of calculation will depend on how the tournament specifies it (although I believe it remains virtually identical across tournaments, with possibly no changes at all). In the ICC Champions Trophy 2013, this is how net run rate ...


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There are not any current news for this; you will find some references like this one, but the case is that these are not yet officially quoted by ICC so it is hard to believe such stuff. Also here is a news article which says they are continuing with DL. Well in the race of other methods the one which is considered was VJD method. But as noted in ...


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In matches where Duckworth-Lewis revised targets are set due to interruptions which reduce the number of overs bowled, those revised targets and revised overs are used to calculate the net run rate for both teams. For example, in a 50-over World Cup first-round group match, Team A are dismissed for 165 in 33.5 overs. Team B progresses to 150-2, but ...


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Generally reserved days are scheduled on the next day of the actual match day in every tournaments. From IPL's match playing conditions: 50. IPL 2014 PLAYOFF MATCHES 5. A reserve day is available for three of the four playoff matches, as follows: a. Qualifier 1 – reserve day: Wednesday 28 May at Eden Gardens, Kolkata starting at 4pm b. ...


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If the match abandoned due to rain, then the match will be postponed to May 28(reserve day for first qualifier match). If the match still abandoned on the reserve day, then the team(KXI Punjab) which finished in the higher position in the points table will be deemed the winner of the match. Ref: IPL Playing Conditions 21.10


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That depends on what method of resolution the league or competition has designated for this case. If they use net run rate, for example, then team 1 has 7.2/over and team 2 has 3.9/over, so team 1 wins. If they use Duckworth-Lewis, then the par score for team 2 would be 56, so team 1 wins. (There are several online resources to calculate D/L; results may ...


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From Toss (cricket) - Wikipedia If the match is abandoned at any time after the toss, it stands as a match played and enters official statistical records. If a match is abandoned before the toss, it is not considered to have been played at all, and does not count for records. So in cricket once the coin is tossed, the match is considered as a match ...


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In addition to all of the other answers, the second Test between Pakistan and Sri Lanka in 2008-09 was abandoned on 3 March 2009, after the Sri Lankan cricket team was attacked on its way to the cricket ground. Since then, the only international matches played in Pakistan have been those played on Zimbabwe's tour of the country in 2015.


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The sad addition to the examples above are all the Sheffield Shield matches in progress on 25 November 2014. Play in the New South Wales vs South Australia match was abandoned for the day when Phillip Hughes was critically injured by a bouncer; all the other in progress matches were abandoned at the end of the day's play.


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In One Day International matches the number of overs is 50 per side. In the situation of interruption due to rain, a method named Duckworth–Lewis method is applied. So that we can get the result of the match by reducing some overs. As per DL method the minimum number of overs to be played per side is 20. So if an ODI match is reduced to 20 overs, it is still ...


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It was very messy and unbelievable that ICC Champions Trophy did not have any reserve day if any circumstance would stops the play for whole day. If we see the records there is at least one day is reserved for Final match to face any problem related to weather, Like ICC World cup. If the match would have again raining in the reserved day then trophy will be ...


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Duckworth-Lewis can be applied at any stage: the tables allow for the calculation of the par score after each ball, so a team could theoretically win on D/L after just one ball of their innings. However, in order to prevent teams winning on the basis of such a small "sample size", to borrow a statistical term (for instance, winning on the strength ...


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