Anthony John Lewis MBE (25 February 1942 - 1 April 2020) was a mathematician who, along with Frank Duckworth, developed the Duckworth–Lewis method of resetting targets in interrupted cricket matches.
Lewis was born in Bolton, Lancashire. He attended Kirkham Grammar School and graduated from Sheffield University with a degree in Mathematics and Statistics. In January 2008, he retired as a lecturer in Quantitative Research Methods from Oxford Brookes University. He was formerly a lecturer at the University of the West of England where the Duckworth–Lewis method originated from an undergraduate final-year project. He was also a former chairman of the Western Operational Research Discussion Society and was a keynote speaker at the Second IMA International Conference on Mathematics in Sport in 2009.
Lewis was appointed Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the 2010 Birthday Honours.
Lewis died on 1 April 2020, aged 78.
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