The Jayadevan system
, also known as the VJD method
, is a proposed method for calculating target scores in interrupted one-day
and Twenty20 cricket
matches.Jayadevan, V. "A New Method for the Computation of Target Scores in Interrupted, Limited-Over. Cricket Matches." Current Science 83
, no. 5 (2002): 577–586. The method was devised by V Jayadevan, an engineer from the state of Kerala
. The now-defunct Indian Cricket League
had begun to use this method instead of the Duckworth-Lewis method
used in international matches. The VJD method takes into account the statistics from the T20 games played in the past.
Use in National and International Cricket
On December 13th, 2010, It was reported that the BCCI had decided that Jayadevan's system will be formally used in the fourth edition of Indian Premier League
but it wasnt. The Duckworth-Lewis
system was used in the third season and the fourth season of the league.
still uses the Duckworth Lewis method in all international matches. The Jayadevan system has been put before the ICC in the past, but the decision was made to retain the Duckworth-Lewis method. The ICC will address the issue again at its next meeting in Dubai
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