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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Brings cricket in to the new century
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Great arena
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England consitently lack the self-belief (*)
Some decisions are correct
Many are guessed (*)
Helped bowling attack
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Better coverage and highlights are better
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we will take more wickets
none (*)
Sex it up like tennis girls
Low standard (*)
none
Its played by woosies!!! (*)
Gives English cricket an extra buzz
none (*)
Australia have improved
England are crap (*)
Well played Aussie
Cook and Flower (*)
World Cricket with that extra twist...
Bookies 666 dec - International cricket all out for 0 (*)
ICB
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