Hot Spot

  • ICC to use Snickometer for WI-New Zealand Tests December 10, 2013

    Dubai: The International Cricket Council (ICC) has announced that Real-Time Snickometer (RTS) will be part of the Decision Review System (DRS) in the remaining two Tests between New Zealand and the West Indies to be played in Wellington and Hamilton. The RTS has been included as part of the DRS following...
  • Protective coatings can fool Hot Spot, says inventor August 10, 2013

    New Delhi: BBG Sports, the company that owns the Hot Spot thermal technology used in the controversial Decision Review System (DRS), has called for removal of all the protective coatings from the bats to help the technology perform efficiently while assisting in decisions. BBG Sports released a statement on Saturday after...
  • Pakistan against Hot Spot and umpire Steve Davis February 10, 2013

    Karachi: Pakistan have objected to the use of Hot Spot ball tracking technology and also to the appointment of umpire Steve Davis in the ongoing Test series in South Africa. According to a report in Express on Sunday, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has written a letter to the International Cricket...
  • After DRS, BCCI opposes Hot Spot on Aus tour December 20, 2011

    Canberra: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has not only stuck to its guns on non-acceptance of Umpires Decision Review System (UDRS), it has also shot down the use of hot spot for the forthcoming series against Australia. Cricket circles in Australia, understandably, don't see any merit in...
  • 'Terror reaches God's own country' October 29, 2006

    New Delhi: South India is increasingly becoming the new terror target of the country. The Kerala Chief Minister V S Achuthanandan says there is enough evidence to prove that terrorism in the state is being sponsored by Pakistan. There is more disturbing news in store for Achuthanandan. Following the e-mail threat...