Century by de Winter saves TCA


The striking feature of this article is the outlier: the score of Tasmanian batsman Allister de Winter. Some outliers in data sets are errors but this is not. It could be used to motivate a general discussion of and search for outliers. It is also possible to discuss the reference to Len Balcam bowling 22.2 overs. Some students may not be aware of the idiosyncracy of using decimal notation to represent the six parts of an over bowled (that is, 22.2 is 22 overs and 2/6ths of an over, not 2/10ths of an over).


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