Sunday, May 15, 2011

Daily Trivia #464 Step aside Frank & Tony, Enter ________


Identify this (relatively unknown) gentleman and his claim to fame/contribution

7 comments:

SUPRIYO said...

fruitseller in Tunisia whose self-immolation started the revolution in the country

sharook...rook said...

jayadevan,his contribution to cricket is the jvd technique which is used as an alternate for D/L system

asad said...

V jayadevan.....gave the VJD method being used in IPL4 as a replacement to the (Frank)Duckworth-(Tony)Lewis method of calculating scores.....

KAPINJAL CHOWDHURY said...

VJD METHOD FOUNDER, JAYADEVAN. FROM KERELA. ALTERNATIVE METHOD TO DUCKWOTH LEWIS METHOD!

miami_maiden said...

jayadevan, a civil engg graduate from iitm, is responsible for the new rule for projecting expected scores in ipl matches...
VJD rule is being used ipl4 instead of the more conventional duckworth-lewis method for projecting target scores for rain interrupted matches...

indian said...

VJD -- V JAYADEVAN --- FORMALISED THE ALTERNATIVE FOR THE DUCKWORTH LEWIS METHOD USED IN CRICKET.

Atticus Finch said...

Yupp its V Jayadevan, famous for his contribution: the VJD method, now adopted by BCCI for IPL4.

Also, he happens to be on twitter at http://twitter.com/#!/vjdvjd, asking for support for his VJD method. Any one interested, plz join his cause by RTing it!! Pity though that he has only one follower right now...

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