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Pat Cummins calls for radical changes to third umpire after Australia were denied two wickets at the SCG and Marnus Labuschagne survived controversial call against South Africa

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Pat Cummins says there has to be a better way for the third umpire to adjudicate on catches after Richard Kettleborough was forced to make three contentious decisions during the third Test.

Match umpires lodged reviews for three catches taken low to the ground in the slips at the SCG.

On each occasion, third umpire Kettleborough found evidence the ball had touched the ground before the fielder was able to control it.

Pat Cummins (left) has called for changes to be made to the way the third umpire operates

Consequently, none of the catches were paid.

Cummins' teammates Marnus Labuschagne and Josh Hazlewood previously suggested the first step to changing the way such catches were officiated would be to scrap the on-field umpire's soft signal, given the third umpire overturned it on two of the three occasions.

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