The first third umpires were Karl Liebenberg and Cyril Mitchley, who debuted as TV Officials in the first test between South Africa and India in the 1992/1993 series, on November 13, 1992. The first dismissal they had to make was that of Sachin Tendulkar, who they gave 'run out', for 11.
Sachin tendulkar is the very first player to be given out through third umpire in international cricket.
There are four umpires in a cricket match at first class level. Two are on-field, the square leg umpire and the main umpire. There is also the third umire and the reserve umpire who is alo known as the fourth umpire.
it was first used in cricket. it was that a team can appeal to the third umpire if they are not satisfied with the decision of the umpire. each team can have two chances
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