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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Great arena
Expensive (*)
Brings youngsters and helps England understand foreigners more
Too many games. (*)
Well played Aussie
Cook and Flower (*)
Australia have improved
England are crap (*)
Helped bowling attack
Keeping batsman out of form (*)
Strong Batting
Weak bowling attack (*)
none
Its played by woosies!!! (*)
Good to see Aussie back
Cook (*)
Gives English cricket an extra buzz
none (*)
A more aggressive looking England team with a couple of good newcomers.
England consitently lack the self-belief (*)
Some decisions are correct
Many are guessed (*)
Dennis Wise could be out LBW with his head
Beckham might not be able to pout on cricket pads (too complex) (*)
Good Indian side
England getting old (*)
ICB
(*) Reviews by Ciao members