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Theory of Cricket: Target Scores and Predictability

  title={Theory of Cricket: Target Scores and Predictability},
  author={Robin de Regt and R. Kumar},
  journal={arXiv: Other Statistics},
We propose a model for recalculating the target score in rain affected matches based on empirical data. During the development of the current stage of the Cricket, different methods have been introduced to recalculate the target scores in interpreted games. Currently, the International Cricket Council (ICC) uses the Duckworth-Lewis method and have in the past strongly considered changing to the VJD method. Here, we introduce a simple approach to calculate target scores in interrupted games by… Expand

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