Technology in cricket

For a game as steeped in tradition as cricket is, the question of how much to rely on technology is a perennial - and is now becoming increasingly complex. The Decision Review System has been controversial since it was first put in place

Joe Root's use of the DRS couldn't save him

Why ball-tracking can't be trusted

In the absence of information on how the technology works, it's hard for some of us to shake doubts about why what we're seeing with our eyes differs significantly from the reading of a computer

Joe Root's use of the DRS couldn't save him

Non-neutral umpires? No thanks

It might seem like there isn't a need for "independent" umpires these days, but imagine the outrage if a home umpire appears guilty of favouritism

Joe Root's use of the DRS couldn't save him

South Africa in Australia 2014-15

Umpire communications to be broadcast

Viewers will be able to hear the communications between the TV umpire and the on-field officials in the upcoming one-day series between Australia and South Africa, and possibly during some matches at next year's World Cup

Joe Root's use of the DRS couldn't save him

Tendulkar autobiography

Tendulkar wants 'standardised' DRS

Sachin Tendulkar says he supports the use of technology in international cricket as long as a uniform referral system is implemented across the world