Ah, LOL, we're in the Champs Trophy forum, no need to rant over ESPN's SUCK here.
Anyway, yes, this new introduction is ridiculous.
a) It reduces the crediblity of the on-field umpires
b) It provides more stress on the 3rd umpire
Technology should be utilized where human decisions are not possible, but not otherwise...
"The optimum human population of earth is zero." - Dave Foreman