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Old 08-01-2019, 04:57 PM
penultima thule is offline
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Originally Posted by Dead Cat View Post
It seems to me very tough to judge close no balls from 4-6 feet behind the stumps.
Umpires don't watch for front foot no balls.
They make a judgement based on where bowler usually the back foot lands.
If they are forward of their usual landing spot they may watch the front foot moe closely.
The DRS takes out the potential for a dismissal off a no ball, if it not a dismissal and the front foot is a couple of mils over the popping crease, que sera, sera.
Standing back provides a better view on line, length and height for LBWs