Definition of Duckworth–Lewis in English:

Duckworth–Lewis

adjective

  • Denoting a method of determining the runs total needed to win a one-day cricket match that is affected by rain or other interruptions.

    • ‘At this point, using the table produced by the Duckworth-Lewis method, the team's remaining resources are valued at 42.2%.’
    • ‘The Duckworth/Lewis system was invented by two statisticians, Frank Duckworth and Tony Lewis.’

Origin

Named after the English statisticians Frank Duckworth (born 1939) and Tony Lewis (born 1942), who invented the method.

Pronunciation

Duckworth–Lewis

/ˌdʌkwəːθˈluːɪs/