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Episode 94 September 26, 2020

Game Time: Why outrage over IPL umpiring errors is unjustified

During the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) on Sunday, a mistake made by the umpire Nitin Menon, in a way, contributed to Kings XI Punjab losing to Delhi Capitals. After the match, Menon received a lot of flak especially from the Kings XI’s fans. Umpires have faced similar outrage over their mistakes in the past as well. In this episode, Gaurav and Mihir talk about why such outrage is unjustified and why it is unreasonable to expect umpires not to make mistakes.

Additional links:

Should technology replace umpires?

China Watching: How big data is used to keep tabs on the world


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Game Time: Why outrage over IPL umpiring errors is unjustifiedDuring the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) on Sunday, a mistake made by the umpire Nitin Menon, in a way, contributed to Kings XI Punjab losing to Delhi Capitals. After the match, Menon received a lot of flak especially from the Kings XI's fans. Umpires have faced similar outrage over their mistakes in the past as well. In this episode, Gaurav and Mihir talk about why such outrage is unjustified and why it is unreasonable to expect umpires not to make mistakes. Additional links: - Should technology replace umpires? - China Watching: How big data is used to keep tabs on the world You can follow us and leave us feedback on Facebook and Twitter @expresspodcasts, or send us an email at podcasts@indianexpress.com. If you like this show, please subscribe and leave us a review wherever you get your podcasts, so other people can find us. You can also find us on https://www.indianexpress.com/audio.
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