Latest Cricket News Updates Latest news from (c) en-gb Mon 15 Apr 2024 Former umpire Rudi Koertzen dies in car crash, cricket fraternity pays tribute Rudi Koertzen, the former South African umpire who was part of the ICC's elite panel, has passed away at the age of 73. Koertzen died in a car accident while driving from Cape Town to Despatch in Eastern Cape in South Africa. Umpire’s call right now is creating a lot of confusion: Virat Kohli India captain Virat Kohli feels that the umpire’s call in the Decision Review System (DRS) is creating a lot of unnecessary confusion with regards to lbw dismissals. According to Kohli, the batsman should be out or not out depending on whether or not the ball is hitting the stumps or not. The margins should not come into play, according to Kohli. As per the present rule, at least 50 per cent of the ball should be hitting at least one of the three stumps for the batsman to be adjudged LBW on a review. Virat Kohli stops short of calling Steve Smith a cheat Indian captain Virat Kohli on Tuesday hit out at Australian captain Steve Smith, stopping short of accusing him of cheating Under-fire umpire C Shamshuddin stands down from 3rd T20 Umpire C Shamshuddin, who gave the horrendous lbw decision against Joe Root in the final over at Nagpur, decided to step down from the third T20 in Bengaluru a few hours began before the match. ICC suspended six umpires caught in a TV sting operation The International Cricket Council on Wednesday suspended the six umpires caught in a TV sting, which alleged that they were willing to fix Twenty20 matches, pending the completion of an inquiry against them. Aleem Dar Selected best Umpire of the year 2011 by ICC Aleem Dar, voted the best umpire of the year by the ICC, has backed the use of Decision Review System in all the international series but advised the umpires to rely more on their own judgement while making decisions. ICC World Cup 2011 Quarter Final Matches Umpires list ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 Quarter Final Matches Umpires list: Asoka de Silva future on the elite panel of umpires is in serious doubt after he was overlooked for the World Cup quarter-finals. de Silva was not even given a role as fourth official in any of the four games, and was the only one of the 12 members of the ICC's elite panel who has been excluded. Sachin walks, Ponting wait umpire decision? A day after Australian captain Ricky Ponting refused to walk after being caught behind, waiting instead for the third umpire to decide his fate, Sachin Tendulkar showed just why the gentelemen's game is still alive