This is the fourth newsletter – including an article by Charles Buck.
Newsletter: 15 January 1994, Volume 1 Number 4
Buck the trend
It would seem that the euphoria which overtakes all the players in a cricketrnteam when a wicket falls is a contagion from the absurd scenes in a soccerrnmatch after a goal has been scored.
Worse than this, however, on the cricket scene is the euphoria which occursrnbefore the umpire has given his verdict. This is now so prevalent, and is suchrnan irritation to umpires that it can have an affect on the verdict. I believernthat the days of ‘persuading’ an umpire are over and that any concerted attemptrnto do so becomes counter productive.Read more