Who’s winning? Duckworth-Lewis-Stern has the answer!

I have been lucky enough to play in a couple of matches recently where we had two competent (and socially distanced) scorers, using the Play-Cricket scoring software, and at grounds with modern digital scoreboards. It was fascinating to watch the Duckworth-Lewis-Stern “par score” throughout the 2nd innings, on both occasions as we successfully defended our …

Batting slumps and other losses of form — what to do next?

I suspect that most of us who have played cricket for any length of time will have experienced a run of poor scores. Often for no apparent reason — not down to any obvious technical failings, or over-confidence, or excessive diffidence. That next run can seem a very long way away, as you take guard …