London: Former Team India captain Sunil Gavaskar praised the level of umpiring (by England umpires) in the ongoing Test series between India and England but said that he is neutral umpires. would love to see.
Corona changed umpiring pattern
In 1994, the ICC made it mandatory for one neutral umpire in Test matches, while in 2002, both on-field umpires should be neutral. In view of the travel ban during the Corona virus epidemic, the ICC temporarily allowed the use of home umpires in all matches of the World Test Championship.
Richard Illingworth (Photo:ICC)
Neutral umpires want Sunny
Sunil Gavaskar said during commentary during the third day’s play of the second test match, ‘I would still like to see neutral umpires because when you lose 2-3 DRS there is such a decision. May turn the tide of the match.
Richard Kettleborough (Photo:ICC)
‘Controversies can be avoided’
Sunil Gavaskar said, ‘You should have a neutral umpire to avoid the allegation of bias. The quality of umpiring in the current series and in Australia has been excellent. Though I can’t talk much about it in our days.’
Chris Broad (Photo:ICC)
Umpires of the current series
Michael Gough and Richard Illingworth are the two on-field umpires in the second Test while Richard Kettleborough and Chris Broad are the third umpire and match referee respectively.