What's the most fundamental reason for trusting technology over human competence? Accuracy, I'd assume. If that is achieved, there shouldn't be a doubt on exploiting it to its utmost. Yet, if its design doesn't allow an infallible fact finding system, it must start a debate.
Let me tell you from the outset that I've always been in favour of using technology, for that's the way forward, whether we like it or not. When everything else around us is evolving at break-neck speed, then why should cricket be allowed to slumber in the stone age? Just to reiterate my point, I must tell you that I haven't come across a batsman worth his salt who is okay to be given out when he isn't, or a bowler who approves of having his appeal turned down when he's 100% sure of claiming another scalp. Just to add to the drama, the broadcasting technology has improved manifold, which gives the viewers the access to accurate information with regards to every dismissal.
What a pity then that the men - theRead More »from DRS: Take it or leave it