Even those who still hold reservations about the Umpire Decision Review System (UDRS), would I hope be convinced following the unhappy events in the England - Bangladesh series that even with its flaws the system should be enforced in all Test matches.
As one who has enthusiastically backed the system, I fail to understand the reluctance of some teams not to adopt it even after the ICC gave the green signal last June. Admittedly the system - which gives players the opportunity to request a review by the third umpire of a decision made by the on-field umpire they believed was wrong - has not been without its controversial aspects and has muddied the waters in several instances.
But as ICC chief executive Haroon Lorgat himself a keen votary of the system has maintained the protocols were clear, perhaps the application was not so good. In any case, the UDRS in the ultimate analysis will make cricket more error-free and who would not want that? It would for all its faults reduceRead More »from UDRS should be enforced in all Test matches