3rd Umpire

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I cannot see the problem in letting some LBW decisions go to the third umpire. There have been very few wrong decisions since run outs could be referred to a third umpire. The act of making the decision whether there is an LBW is incredibly difficult. There are so many factors to take into ... Read review

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chrisc559

Why not?

AdvantagesCut out 'bad' decisions, takes pressure off umpires

DisadvantagesRelying too much on technology, slow the game even more?

"I cannot see the problem in letting some LBW decisions go to the third umpire. There have been very few wrong decisions since run outs could be referred to a third umpire. The act of making the decision whether there is an LBW is incredibly difficult. There are so many factors to take into consideration, umpires need all the help they can get. People give umpires a hard time for making ‘bad’ decisions when the people complaining have seen endless ..." Read review
04.09.2000

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