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Easy fix to No Ball oversight: Empower TV umpire

DNMUM437416 | 6/10/2019 | Author : G Krishnan | WC :692

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Today’s umpires are under so much scrutiny that even the best make blatant mistakes. The fact that they are humans and hence prone to err seems to be forgotten. It is how much one keeps his mistakes to the minimum and is consistent with his right decisions that makes a good umpire.
Despite the use of technology to get correct decisions, umpires are often found to be incompetent. Like New Zealander Chris Gaffaney was on Thursday in the Australia vs West Indies match in Nottingham.
An elite panel umpire, 43-year-old Gaffaney made one mistake too many in successive overs. His failure to notice a big Mitchell Starc No Ball just the delivery before West Indies opener Chris Gayle was dismissed LBW has made the Kiwi umpire look like a v
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