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Aug 06, 2019
TV Umpires to call all front-foot no-balls in select limited-overs series on trial basis, says ICCIn the recently concluded ICC Men's Cricket World Cup, the on-field match officials were criticised as they had missed calling a no-ball in the match between West Indies and Australia
Jul 21, 2019
Kumar Dharmasena admits 'error' in World Cup 2019 final overthrow controversy, doesn't regret decisionUmpire Kumar Dharmasena says he made an error in judgement by awarding England six runs for a freak overthrow which deflected off the bat of Ben Stokes
Apr 27, 2019
Australia's Claire Polosak becomes first woman umpire to stand in men's ODI matchAustralia's Claire Polosak creates history as the first woman umpire ever to stand in a men's One-Day International. She took the field in the final of the ICC World Cricket League Division 2
Mar 29, 2019
IPL 2019, RCB vs MI: Lasith Malinga's unnoticed no ball brings the role of technology and broadcaster into focusWith rich technology available, it should have been possible to ensure that the umpiring error, off the final ball of the game where Malinga's no ball went unnoticed, critical to the outcome of the game, was corrected quickly.
Jan 28, 2019
Ranji Trophy 2018-19: It's not Cheteshwar Pujara’s fault that BCCI does not have enough quality umpiresThe standard of umpiring in Indian domestic cricket has been poor for many seasons now. The most popular quote that captures the state of affairs possibly came from Parthiv Patel. Wrongly given out during Gujarat’s Irani Cup clash against Rest of India in 2017-18, the stump microphone caught him saying, “Umpiring karte kyon ho? – why do you even umpire?”
Oct 23, 2018
Vrinda Rathi and N Janani break barriers as they get ready to become India’s first national women umpiresVrinda Rathi and N Janani recently cleared BCCI’s Level 2 umpiring exam, which makes them eligible to officiate in national level matches in India.
Dec 16, 2017
BCCI organises workshop for domestic umpires with aim to create awareness about DRS protocolsICC umpires coach Dennis Burns and former Australia cricketer-turned-umpire Paul Reiffel addressed the 12 domestic umpires participated in the DRS workshop organised by the BCCI
Feb 03, 2017
India vs England, 3rd T20: Withdrawal of umpire Shamshuddin a sign of worsening times in cricketThe Shamshuddin saga is an indictment of the sport, its administrators, and the supposed experts. The lack of empathy for another human being is a sign of worsening partisan instincts in cricket's watchers.
Dec 09, 2016
India vs England: Umpire Paul Reiffel to miss rest of Mumbai Test after on-field concussionUmpire Paul Reiffel will not officiate in the rest of the ongoing Test between India and England after suffering concussion following a blow to the back of his head.
Oct 23, 2016
BCCI to use DRS: How Virat Kohli led India finally came to the right decisionAfter years of fear and scepticism Indian cricket, prompted by Indian cricket’s greatest current star Virat Kohli, has finally arrived at the correct decision about DRS.