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    Too good England. Too good.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Prince EWS View Post
    That's an absolutely ridiculous rule. So you're only allowed to check the edge if a fielder takes a catch near the ground?

    If I was an umpire I'd be "checking to see if the fielder caught it" whenever I wasn't 100% on an edge, even if he took in the chest.
    I see where your coming from, but I think in the absence of DRS this rule makes sense purely from a common sense standpoint.

    If you can see in the replay that the batsman is clearly not out, then reverse the decision.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Prince EWS View Post
    That's an absolutely ridiculous rule. So you're only allowed to check the edge if a fielder takes a catch near the ground?

    If I was an umpire I'd be "checking to see if the fielder caught it" whenever I wasn't 100% on an edge, even if he took in the chest.
    yeah exactly so by catch definition, umpires can check every catch out there in non DRS matches
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    Quote Originally Posted by NasserFan207 View Post
    I see where your coming from, but I think in the absence of DRS this rule makes sense purely from a common sense standpoint.

    If you can see in the replay that the batsman is clearly not out, then reverse the decision.
    But what does where the fielder took the ball have to do with the edge though?

    If that had carried further and Trott took a more obvious catch then Gambhir would have been out. That would be a travesty

    I'm happy with the end result but the process is ridiculous. If you can trust it there why you can't you trust it everywhere else?
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    tendulkar.....please retire after this series.....it is painful watching you destroying yourself
    And smalishah's avatar is the most classy one by far Jan certainly echoes the sentiments of CW

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    Quote Originally Posted by smalishah84 View Post
    tendulkar.....please retire after this series.....it is painful watching you destroying yourself
    He'll go for 200 tests now surely?

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    So no DRS but DRS helps.........time for India to join the rest of the cricketing world and back the system

    Graeme Smith has announced his retirement from all forms of cricket, especially the IPL.

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    Quote Originally Posted by smalishah84 View Post
    tendulkar.....please retire after this series.....it is painful watching you destroying yourself
    Best batsman in the first dig, got a good ball in the second. Swann bowled well to him.

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    BCCI Declares War On APPENDIX 4 - SECTION 3.1

    betcha each 3rd ump has been dying all series, hell every since the BCCI said no, to bring that little rule out
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    The **** is going on? I step outside and it's four down?
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    Quote Originally Posted by flibbertyjibber View Post
    He'll go for 200 tests now surely?
    I hope not.....I want to remember the majestic Tendulkar.......not this pip squeak

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    Quote Originally Posted by Spark View Post
    The **** is going on? I step outside and it's four down?
    Should be 5, dropped Kohli as well.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Daemon View Post
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    So no DRS but DRS helps.........time for India to join the rest of the cricketing world and back the system

    Graeme Smith has announced his retirement from all forms of cricket, especially the IPL.

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    And I hear that DRS has been "used" despite there being no DRS?

    Strange day.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jono View Post
    Best batsman in the first dig, got a good ball in the second. Swann bowled well to him.
    He wasn't looking that good in the first dig for the first 30-40 runs was he?



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