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    Quote Originally Posted by four_or_six View Post
    Tough decision, but that seems within the rules to stay with the umpire on it.
    Rule? What rule? You can clearly see the spot there.

    If you hit it, you cant be given out LBW, thats the rule mate!
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    so have England had any success with UDRS so far 0-3 if am correct rite ?
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    Shouldn't have been allowed that review,took far too long to take it.The purist in me is glad it failed.

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    Get rid of this useless Finn and give the ball to Jimmy!


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    Quote Originally Posted by Prince EWS View Post
    Technology does not have to be perfect. It just has to be better than the alternative. Unless it starts overturning decisions which it shouldn't, or over-turns 0 decisions, it will always be worth having. Bad decisions by a standing umpire aren't more acceptable than bad decisions by the third umpire, no matter how much more understandable they may be.
    The problem is that during this series there has been one truly shocking howler, Hussey in Brisbane plumb lbw and survived.

    Theres been a couple of very thin edges that could have easily been turned over, but haven't.

    Technology just doesn't seem to be working yet for me.

    Need snicko and we need to put more trust in hawk-eye, I don't like all this 'marginal call' business

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    Would love to have the 9 feed for this, actually. If Lawry was on duty for the Harris decision he'd be good value.
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    Quote Originally Posted by kingkallis View Post
    Get rid of this useless Finn and give the ball to Jimmy!
    Waiting for the new ball then Jimmy will be back.

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    Warne is proper fuming.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BoyBrumby View Post
    Would love to have the 9 feed for this, actually. If Lawry was on duty for the Harris decision he'd be good value.
    He wasn't convinced Harris hit it. Greig was adamant.

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    Failure.

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    Lol.

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    why not take the new ball and keep swann on? Harder ball might get more bounce and turn.

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    give 21yo smith a break. bradmans figures for his first few tests were comparable.....

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    Quote Originally Posted by hazsa19 View Post
    The problem is that during this series there has been one truly shocking howler, Hussey in Brisbane plumb lbw and survived.

    Theres been a couple of very thin edges that could have easily been turned over, but haven't.

    Technology just doesn't seem to be working yet for me.

    Need snicko and we need to put more trust in hawk-eye, I don't like all this 'marginal call' business
    It's over-turned some wrong decisions. It's also let a couple of wrong decisions stand. So it could be improved, but removing it would make things worse as we'd have even more poor decisions than the couple we've had this series. That the number of wrong decisions has been reduced is not a hard concept. It could work better, but not using it at all would be a lot worse.
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    Talk about digging your own grave.



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