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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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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Strong Batting
Weak bowling attack (*)
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) (*)
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Boring, Too Long, Pointless. (*)
Another aesy win for the Poms!
Oz are very poor (*)
we will take more wickets
none (*)
Good to see Aussie back
Cook (*)
Gives English cricket an extra buzz
none (*)
World Cricket with that extra twist...
Bookies 666 dec - International cricket all out for 0 (*)
The series is being played
England are getting stuffed! (*)
A more aggressive looking England team with a couple of good newcomers.
England consitently lack the self-belief (*)
Well played Aussie
Cook and Flower (*)
Brings cricket in to the new century
finishes very late (about 11:00) (*)
Great selection . All year opening competitive pricing
none, unless could do with more shops. (*)
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