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Spotting a no-ball: Cut the umpires some slack, it isn't as simple as it appears on TV

Sep 01, 2015

Spotting a no-ball: Cut the umpires some slack, it isn't as simple as it appears on TV

Unlike umpires, fans and commentators get the side-angle camera view on TV for no-balls - in high-def, repeated slow-motion. #Cricket #Test cricket #ICC #SportsTracker #Steven Finn #umpires #Stuart Binny #No balls
In last five-six years, standard of Indian umpires has gone up because of IPL: S Ravi

Jun 05, 2015

In last five-six years, standard of Indian umpires has gone up because of IPL: S Ravi

Only the second Indian to be inducted into the ICC's Elite Panel of Umpires, Sundaram Ravi feels many of his compatriots are on the verge of breaking into the top bracket after improving their skills by officiating in the IPL. #IPL #Sports #Cricket #Indian Premier League #Umpire #SportsTracker #S Ravi #ICC Elite Panel of Umpires
S. Ravi emulates S. Venkataraghvan to become second Indian to be inducted into ICC Elite Panel

Jun 05, 2015

S. Ravi emulates S. Venkataraghvan to become second Indian to be inducted into ICC Elite Panel

Ending an 11-year wait, Sundaram Ravi on Thursday became the first Indian after S Venkataraghvan to be inducted in the International Cricket Council's (ICC) Elite Panel of Umpires following an annual review and selection process. #BCCI #India #ICC #SportsTracker #Sundaram Ravi #Chris Gaffaney #S Venkataraghvan #International Cricket Council's (ICC) Elite Panel of Umpires
No ICC umpires for Zimbabwe tour of Pakistan on security concerns

May 17, 2015

No ICC umpires for Zimbabwe tour of Pakistan on security concerns

Cricket's governing body said Sunday it would not send its neutral umpires for the Pakistan-Zimbabwe series after receiving a report from a security consultant, allowing the hosts to use their own officials. #Sports #Cricket #Pakistan #ICC #Security #Zimbabwe #SportsTracker #umpires #Zimbabwe tour of Pakistan
IPL 8: MI pacer McClenaghan reprimanded for dissent

May 15, 2015

IPL 8: MI pacer McClenaghan reprimanded for dissent

Mumbai Indians pacer Mitchell McClenaghan has been reprimanded for showing dissent to the umpire in his team's five-run win against Kolkata Knight Riders here. #Sports #Cricket #Kolkata Knight Riders #Mumbai Indians #Umpire #Mitchell McClenaghan #IPL 2015 #IPL 8
ICC to record umpire communications for World Cup knockout stages

Mar 17, 2015

ICC to record umpire communications for World Cup knockout stages

The International Cricket Council (ICC) today confirmed that TV umpire communications during decision-making will be available to the host broadcaster, Star Sports, to put to air for the quarter-finals, semi-finals and final of ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, which will be played between 18 and 29 March. #World Cup #Cricket #Australia #ICC #Umpire #SportsTracker #2015 ICC World Cup #CWC 2015 #knockout stages
ICC announce umpires and referees for World Cup 2015

Jan 30, 2015

ICC announce umpires and referees for World Cup 2015

S Ravi and Simon Fry will be the third and fourth umpires, respectively, while David Boon will be the match referee for the first match to be held in Christchurch. #Sports #Cricket #Australia #New Zealand #ICC World Cup 2015 #CWC 2015 #World Cup Umpires
Pakistan Cricket Board to seek help from Aleem Dar to improve umpire standards

Jan 13, 2015

Pakistan Cricket Board to seek help from Aleem Dar to improve umpire standards

In a bid to improve the umpiring standards, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) have decided to seek the help of the country's most celebrated Test umpire, Aleem Dar. #Cricket #Pakistan #Pakistan Cricket Board #PCB #SportsTracker #umpires
Lyon contradicts Dhoni, says umpires have done a good job

Dec 23, 2014

Lyon contradicts Dhoni, says umpires have done a good job

Dhoni might feel that umpiring in the ongoing Test series needs to improve but Australian off-spinner Nathan Lyon said officials have done a good job. #Cricket #Australia #Dhoni #Test #MS Dhoni #Nathan Lyon #SportsTracker #Lyon #umpires #India in Australia 2014-15
BCCI doesn't like DRS but what's wrong with old-fashioned video replay?

Dec 18, 2014

BCCI doesn't like DRS but what's wrong with old-fashioned video replay?

If the BCCI doesnt approve of DRS technology, fine. If it doesnt want ball-tracking, fine. But it already approves of video replay. Theres reason not to use it. #Sports #BCCI #India #Cricket #Australia #ICC #DRS #Varun Aaron #David Warner #Cheteshwar Pujara #umpires #India in Australia 2014-15 #Josh Hazlewood #Video replay