Simon Taufel

  • Taufel hails new 'accurate' review system 02-01-2014 11:05 PM

    Abu Dhabi: Simon Taufel, five-time umpire of the year, on Thursday said a new trialled system will help attain more accuracy and save time on referred decisions during international cricket matches. The International Cricket Council (ICC) is trialling a new review system, called Officiating Replay System (ORS), in which a...
  • ICC aims to improve TV umpire technology 02-01-2014 04:34 PM

    Abu Dhabi: The International Cricket Council is testing a new review system for TV umpires that aims to improve the accuracy and reduce the time taken to reach their decisions. The Officiating Replay System (ORS), developed by Hawk-Eye, is being assessed by former elite panel umpire Simon Taufel, who is...
  • Technology has made umpiring tougher: Simon Taufel 25-07-2013 05:07 PM

    London: Former ICC elite panel umpire, Simon Taufel has warned that decision-making in modern-day cricket has become tougher than last two decades, saying extensive use of high-end technology and reviews put more "pressure" on on-field officials. Taufel also discussed the benefits of the decision review system (DRS), which has come...
  • Taufel calls for umpire 'succession planning' 25-07-2013 09:49 AM

    London: Former Test umpire Simon Taufel has called for more countries to produce leading officials in a bid to boost "succession planning" while admitting technology poses a "double edge" for decision-makers. The Australian, who retired from umpiring after the World Twenty20 in October, was speaking on Wednesday while delivering the...
  • Akmal fined for disrespecting umpires 05-10-2012 08:47 AM

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