AUSTRALIA secured their place in the Super Eight stage of the World Twenty20 with a 17-run Duckworth/Lewis victory over West Indies after rain curtailed play in Colombo.
What does D/L stand for?
D/L stands for Duckworth/Lewis (method used in cricket)
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Samples in periodicals archive:
STRUGGLERS Middlesex were celebrating a rare victory in the Friends Life t20 South Group after defeating Kent by 28 runs under the Duckworth/Lewis method at Uxbridge.
Byline: DEAN WILSON PAUL COLLINGWOOD was left fuming at Duckworth/Lewis calculations after his side slipped up in the wet last night.
10, Hereford The Duckworth/Lewis system is a method of creating a fair target for the side batting second in a limited-overs cricket match affected by weather.
The players headed for the pavilion with only three more balls needed to be bowled to bring about a result under the Duckworth/Lewis method.
LATEST SCORE (at time of going to press): Ireland 152-8 (35 overs) v South Africa 151-3 (30 overs) (SA target under Duckworth/Lewis is 160 from 35 overs).