Tony Lewis, cocreator of Duckworth-Lewis rule passes away

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Tony Lewis who is one of the co-creators of the famous Duckworth-Lewis rule in limited-overs cricket, passed away on Wednesday. He was 78.

ICC mourned his death, said that his contribution to the game is huge.

“Tony’s contribution to cricket is huge. The present day system of resetting targets in international cricket is based on the one developed by him and Frank (Duckworth) more than two decades ago,” said Geoff Allardice, ICC General Manager.

“His contribution to the game of cricket will be remembered for years to come and we send our condolences to his family and friends.”