Rain rules for limited overs cricket and probabilities of victory

  title={Rain rules for limited overs cricket and probabilities of victory},
  author={Ian Preston},
The paper discusses the properties of a rule for adjusting scores in limited overs cricket matches so as to preserve probabilities of victory across rain interruptions. Such a rule is argued to be attractive on grounds of fairness, intelligibility and tactical neutrality. Comparison with other rules also o¤ers a useful way of assessing the way in which application of such rules will a¤ect the fortunes of teams in rain-a¤ected games. Simulations based on an estimated parametrisation of dismissal… CONTINUE READING


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