‘Shocking and embarrassing’ system may be short-lived
Described as “shocking and embarrassing” by the Tasmania captain George Bailey, the system of third umpire interventions currently used in the domestic limited overs competition and the Twenty20 Big Bash League may be on the way to being scrapped at season’s end.
While Cricket Australia remains officially in favour of the system, the players’ collective discontent with its inconsistent application and confusing outcomes has risen to such a level that the issue is likely to be a point of considerable debate at the influential CA cricket committee meeting next year.
The committee adjudicates…
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