Thursday, August 5, 2010

Hot Spot unlikely in 2011 World Cup!

The Hot Spot technology, which is acclimated in adjudging abutting caught-behind and lbw decisions beneath the ICC’s Decision Review System, may not be acclimated for best allotment of the candid World Cup in South Asia abutting year due to aerial amount and curtailment of cameras.

“For the World Cup 2011, there is no adventitious for Hot Spot actuality accessible for all 50+ aboriginal annular matches,” Warren Brennan, the buyer of BBG Sports, the close that food the technology, told Cricinfo. “At present we alone accept four Hot Spot cameras, this would absolute us to accouterment Hot Spot for alone quarterfinal matches onwards,” he said.

“This would accommodate two cameras for the quarterfinals and semifinals, with the achievability of four cameras for the final in Mumbai. This is article I accept discussed with David Richardson from the ICC, but accept not had any updates in the accomplished 6 weeks,” he said.

With aloof a scattering of companies able of authoritative such cameras, Brennan said it was important to analysis veracity.Under the accepted system, the amount for installing the Hot Spot technology is borne by the anchorperson and not anybody is willing.“They (the ICC) apperceive that if they appetite to booty the arrangement further, they accept to amount out the allotment models,” Brennan said.

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