An artificial intelligence based third Umpire

The “gentleman’s game,” cricket, has adopted technology to assist on-field umpires. But it is used by the third umpire who is off-field and whose decision is overriding.At his disposal are sensors, instruments and software that can give an indication as to whether and/or when the ball hits the bat, pads, stumps or part of the batsman’s body and its trajectory. There are also cameras in line with the popping creases at both ends, for run-out decisions. He is called upon to make a decision upon request for a review of the on-field umpire’s decision. Considering the case of a batsmen who is given out for being caught by the wicket keeper. He is of the view that the ball did not hit his bat but rather his front pad as…


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