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Technology in Cricket World Cup – A boon or a bane?

The ongoing Cricket World Cup is a testimony to the superior technological developments in the game over the years. Cricket is no longer a sport where we relied on the sole discretion of the on-field umpires for quick and accurate decision making. We can now leverage technology in a way that impacts both the players and spectators directly. The International Cricket Council (ICC) has been cautious about introducing such changes to the game but as time goes by, more and more people are noticing its advantages.

In this article, I'm going to talk about the tech innovations in Cricket World Cup. I'll also cover how technology is now an enabler, helping the sport to reach newer and greater heights.

Third Umpire

The role of the two ground umpires is of utmost importance in international cricket. But we all know that umpires are human too. Even they don't mind an extra set of eyes to review sensitive decisions, no matter how qualified they are.

That's where the third umpire co…