July 22, 2013
Neutral umpires made sense when coverage wasn't great and the umpires could have got away with being biased. It now hurts England and Australia who have supplied most of the elite umpires and are left with too few to rotate during the 10 Ashes Tests this year
Umpiring is still a sensitive issue, and can potentially cause a big controversy at times. It's best to keep neutral men in charge, especially since DRS isn't being used universally yet.
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