We have to keep it 40 and four -- 40 yards and four seconds of hang time and make them fair catch
Latham completed his 15th Test fifty with a single but was caught behind off Hasan after Paul Reiffel consulted television umpire Ian Gould for a fair catch
If a fly ball is held if but for a second or two, unless it plainly rebounds from the hand, it should be considered a catch, and when an umpires sees a ball dropped purposely for a double play, he should decide the ball dropped as a fair catch
. (5) It is not clear whether Fox was actually attempting the infield fly play or if the double play was merely opportunistic, but the editorial comment about what constitutes a catch clearly has the infield fly play in mind.
TV replays were used to check Adam Gilchrist had made a fair catch
but the rules meant the third umpire could not adjudicate on no-balls in the Ashes Test.
The fair catch
minimizes the chances a fumble or injury because it ensures that the returner is fully protected from the opposing team, whose players may not touch the returner or attempt to interfere with the catch any way after the fair catch
signal is given.
The other eight penalties were mental, discipline penalties including a personal foul on the head coach, three false starts, one offsides, a substitution infraction, unsportsmanlike conduct and fair catch
After all, why should the advantage gained by a well-flighted probing kick be taken away from the attacking side, and the game stopped dead in its tracks, just because of a "fair catch
On his first return attempt of the game, Norwood caught Brad Nortman's punt at his own 25-yard line in traffic, and the Carolina Panthers stood around after as if he had called for a fair catch
. Norwood didn't, and he sidestepped two Panthers - Colin Jones and Teddy Williams - and turned up the right side of the field, sprung by a nice block from teammate Lerentee McCray on tight end Ed Dickson, Edholm wrote, describing Norwood's play in the second quarter.
If the umpires use an Umpire Review to answer an appeal for a Caught decision, for either a fair catch
or a bump ball, the request for a Player Review of that Caught decision may be made by either team within 15
You can assume it's a fair catch
and the guy muffs the ball.
It was a blur of pitch, ball and bat, but replays confirmed a fair catch
and Smith trudged off.
However, West Indies captain Dwayne Bravo defended Ramdin against accusations of bad sportsmanship, insisting that the keeper genuinely believed that he had held on for long enough to claim a fair catch