Pakistan cricket

Decision time for Aleem Dar?

Osman Samiuddin in the National contemplates whether Aleem Dar, whose consistency as an international umpire has been freakish and his reputation impeccable, making glaring errors - as during the recent India-Australia series - is a sign of an ending

Indian umpiring

Long way from the elite

What is the BCCI doing to raise the level of umpiring in the country?

Rope for reviews

The system may have thrown up more questions than foreseen but it deserves a fair go

Review of umpiring decisions

Bugs in the system

A few questions emerged on the day when for the first time a player challenged the umpire's decision

Review of umpiring decisions

'Review will eradicate obvious errors' - Richardson

Terming the new umpire referral system a 'review process' as opposed to a challenge process, Dave Richardson, the ICC's general manager, was confident it would work well on a long-term basis with plenty of room for improvement

Review of umpiring decisions

Too close to call

Players will be able to contest the on-field umpire's decision in the first Test between Sri Lanka and India in Colombo. A few reactions to the increased use of technology

Review of umpiring decisions

A leap of faith in technology

Cricket is about to take a leap of faith in technology with the trial of a system that allows players to challenge the decision of the on-field umpires

Sri Lanka v India, 1st Test, SSC, Colombo

We welcome referral system - Kumble

The two main topics of conversation before the first Test was the to-be trialled umpiring referral system, and Ajantha Mendis, the unorthodox spinner who is in line to make his debut