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Why does the BCCI hate DRS?
No, it's not because there is something charming about human error
When Hawk-eye was first introduced, the BCCI thought:
"Life isn't meant to be fair, so this is unnatural"
"Lines, angles, curves, predictive path! So hard to grasp!"
"Ha! This is nothing"
HotSpot, according to the BCCI, is:
Rubbish, because what is infra-red technology compared to truth-inducing potions?
The surface area of a corner, where you land after a particularly poor performance
A synonym for the desires that you must renounce
The BCCI thinks Snicko is:
Not suited to its wavelength
Rubbish, because technology used in land mines is far superior
About getting a competitive edge, which diverts you from your life's purpose
Every time the ICC brings up the issue of mandatory DRS, the BCCI says:
"God, this place is as restrictive and unbending as school"
"Everything in life is impermanent"
"Let's wait. Something better will come around soon, no doubt"
When the BCCI says the DRS is not 100% accurate, what it really means is:
The only absolute in this universe is nirvana
Don't you want something that will wow you?
Achieving even 50% was so hard, 100% is impossible
The BCCI thinks technology is best used for:
Calculations that you can't do on your fingers
Getting patents and selling rights to the highest bidder
When it was told that the system could be improved by handing over control to the third umpire, the BCCI said:
"Those authority figures are not sympathetic. They never spare the rod when you fail"
"Control is an illusion"
"You might as well hand over the decision-making to a drunken goat"
If the ICC manages to push through a mandatory DRS, the BCCI will:
Probably lose millions in R&D costs
Probably need tutorials
Accept its fate
What sort of consensus would make the BCCI happy?
The sort that even kindergarten kids can understand
The sort that accepts that dualism is not possible
The sort that will make it very rich
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A match that transcended the ordinary
A fan hears "the sound that will live on in my memory for the rest of my life" during the India-Bangladesh game
An 800-km train journey to watch two special wins
A long journey, queues and ticketing troubles could not take away from the great show that Afghanistan and Scotland put on in Nagpur
PSL's final rumble among dhols and Africa djembes
The quality of cricket was high, the noise levels in the ground were high. The only downer was the struggle to get into the stadium
Emoji masks, and alien dance moves
A packed house and a nail-biting finish, perfect for the T20 format, made it an exciting day at Newlands
'The craziest group of people I have ever seen'
Perfect weather, a historic hundred, and plenty of singing in the stands made it a day to savour
Kohli wants Royal Challengers to 'enjoy the occasion'
Taylor finds form to lead Notts recovery
Leach takes four as Surrey collapse
Duckett 189 gives Northants upper hand
Mosaddek heroics helps Abahani clinch thriller
Why runs per Test is an excellent measure for consistency
A study of match runs often gives a clearer picture of how well a batsman has done over a period
The Cricket Monthly May issue
From Zimbabwe, with love
Alan Butcher's book,
The Good Murungu
, on his time as the country's coach, is full of affection, but also marked by disappointments and frustrations
How Afghanistan is bringing cricket to Germany
Increasing numbers of Afghan refugees are stoking an interest in the game in their new adopted land. By
'My cocoa butter body oil to the rescue'
Emollient emergencies and urinal antics? Must be our
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