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Thread: *Official* Third Test at Old Trafford

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    I've just sat down to watch the test. That was one of the worst cricket umpiring decisions I have ever seen. KRudd
    You heard the man
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    That's such a joke. This series really needs third umpires that aren't ****ing idiots.

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    See, what ****s me is the poor **** could lose his international career over a decision like that.

    Khawaja I mean, not the third umpire who should lose his career over it.
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    the guy's trash bro
    Quote Originally Posted by benchmark00 View Post
    So hey, how about how snicko was available straight after the decision?
    probably would have still been given.....

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    A small planet somewhere in the vicinity of Betelgeuse
    That's up there with the Andy Bichel (?) to Kallis decision back in around 2002 as completely ridiculous caught behinds.

    Specialist third umpires needed; these on-field ****s clearly can't use technology at all.

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    Quote Originally Posted by GingerFurball View Post
    Who the **** is the 3rd umpire?

    That's an absolute shocker.
    Umpire of the year. The same umpire of the year who seems to make at least one or two shockers per game.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Pothas View Post
    It's nothing to with DRS, just amazingly bad umpiring.
    Indeed. DRS did its job perfectly. It's just the severly mentally handicapped sorry excuse of a 3rd umpire called Kumar Dharmasena

    Somebody punch him in the face please! Warner is back, right?

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    All the other over ruled snicks so far in this series have actually been shown to be good decisions. That on the other hand was probably the worst umpiring decision ever given the technology and time available to the 3rd ****wi...I mean umpire..

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    Kumar Dharmesena has surely lost his place on the elite panel?
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    Quote Originally Posted by benchmark00 View Post
    So hey, how about how snicko was available straight after the decision?
    Cos it took the ****** 5 minutes to make his decision

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    the guy's trash bro
    I mean, the most basic form of technology (a replay) showed that was clearly not-out i dont think snicko would have changed the 3rd umps mind
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    Quote Originally Posted by Howe_zat View Post
    Nah it is. Those of us who support it used to accuse detractors of flatearthism. We can't deny reality and say this is working.
    It depends what you decide the argument is though. That decision just now isn't an advertisement for not having DRS at all because the standing umpire gave it out originally anyway, but it's another one for the "it could be working a lot better and needs some significant changes" camp.
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    Prima facie evidence of corruption.

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    No it isn't. The issue here is bad umpiring.
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