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Resource estimation in T20 cricket

Harsha P. Perera and Tim B. Swartz.

in IMA Journal of Management Mathematics

July 2013; p ublished online January 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mathematics. 0 words.

Whereas the Duckworth-Lewis method (originally designed for one-day cricket) has been adopted in both international T20 matches and in the Indian Premier League, there has been growing...

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How interesting is a cricket match?

P. Glaister.

in Teaching Mathematics and its Applications: An International Journal of the IMA

September 2006; p ublished online September 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mathematics; Education. 0 words.

Even for those passionate about both cricket and maths, each can have their dull moments. This article brings together the sometimes-dry binomial distribution with a problem of cricket...

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Scheduling fixtures for New Zealand Cricket

M. B. Wright.

in IMA Journal of Management Mathematics

April 2005; p ublished online April 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mathematics. 0 words.

This paper describes the problem faced every year by New Zealand Cricket in scheduling the principal inter-regional fixtures. This is a combinatorial optimization problem with few...

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Frindall, William Howard [Bill] (1939–2009), cricket scorer and statistician

Rob Steen.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Probability and Statistics. 1274 words.

Frindall, William Howard [Bill] (1939–2009), cricket scorer and statistician, was born at Middle House, Dorking Road, Epsom, Surrey, on 3 March 1939, the son of Arthur Howard Frindall...

Modelling match outcomes and decision support for setting a final innings target in test cricket

Philip Scarf and Xin Shi.

in IMA Journal of Management Mathematics

April 2005; p ublished online April 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mathematics. 0 words.

This paper considers the problem of timing the declaration of the third innings in test cricket. Data on the outcomes of recent test matches are analysed in order to develop simple decision...

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Uses and limitations of mathematics in sport

John Haigh.

in IMA Journal of Management Mathematics

April 2009; p ublished online September 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mathematics. 0 words.

A number of topics are reviewed under the theme of the interaction between mathematics and sport, mainly based on probabilistic or statistical considerations. Some differences and...

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Duckworth-Lewis method

Graham Upton and Ian Cook.

in A Dictionary of Statistics

January 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Probability and Statistics. 49 words.

A procedure used in cricket to decide the target scores in limited-overs matches that are rain-affected. It relies on the use of historical data to determine the ...

violin plot

Overview page. Subjects: Probability and Statistics.

A plot that combines the kernel method with a type of boxplot in a single diagram that presents the information provided by the two approaches.

Violin plot. The plot...

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Godfrey Harold Hardy

Overview page. Subjects: Probability and Statistics.

(1877–1947; b. Cranleigh, England; d. Cambridge, England)

English mathematician. Hardy graduated from Cambridge U in 1898. Elected a Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge in 1900,...

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