Wednesday, 4 September 2013

Column 19 - DRS lunacy

Printed in The Cricket Paper, issue 68 040913


  1. The system is owned by the broadcasters. Broadcasters want two things:
    1. For everyone to watch their coverage
    2. For everyone to talk about it when it's not on.

    DRS is, therefore, a roaring success. If it went about its job quietly, efficiently and without being noticed (like a good stumper), it would be an expensive waste of money.

    It's perfect. It makes the big boys suffer like us village cricketers do ... now, uncovered pitches ...

    1. If you're television, I agree it's perfect.

      If you're cricket, it's disastrous.

      An excellent indication of who's in charge...