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ICC to trial TV umpires on front-foot no-ball calls

Free Press Journal (India) – New Delhi: The ICC will soon empower TV umpires to take a call on front foot no-balls on a trial basis, the world body’s General Manager (Cricket Operations) Geoff Allardice said.

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  • New Delhi: The ICC will soon empower TV umpires to take a call on front foot no-balls on a trial basis, the world body’s General Manager (Cricket Operations) Geoff Allardice said.
  • The ICC will test the new system in a few indentified limited-overs series over the next six months and if the experiment pans out to be a success, on-field umpires could lose the right to call no-balls for overstepping in future.
  • “Broadly, yes (the same technology as 2016 will be used,” Allardice, told ESPNcricinfo.

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