Decision Review System

  • Umpires have the final say in England vs India series 08-07-2014 09:37 AM

    Nottingham: Something rather strange, by modern standards, will happen when either Australia's Bruce Oxenford or Sri Lanka's Kumar Dharmasena raises his finger in the first Test between England and India. For any batsman seeing the time-honoured signal confirming his dismissal will be unable to challenge the decision, just as the...
  • Hope to convince Kumble on DRS issue: Richardson 21-03-2014 04:00 PM

    Mirpur: The BCCI might be adamant in its opposition to the Decision Review System but ICC CEO Dave Richardson says the world body is hopeful of changing the Indian stand by first convincing ICC Cricket Committee chief Anil Kumble about the controversial innovation. "Can Kumble convince the BCCI? First of...
  • Ashes umpires face pressure from changed Decision Review System 29-10-2013 02:35 PM

    Sydney: Controversial umpiring punctuated the last Ashes series but match officials may be under more pressure in the upcoming Tests as they grapple with a much-changed Decision Review System (DRS). Tensions involving DRS ran high during England's 3-0 home win this year, with interventions from team and International Cricket Council...
  • ICC allows two extra reviews after 80 overs 18-09-2013 07:26 PM

    Dubai: Teams will be allowed two additional reviews after 80 overs of an innings in Test matches from October 1, the International Cricket Council announced on Wednesday. The ICC said a team's referrals will be topped-up to two reviews after 80 overs in Test matches where the Decision Review System...
  • DRS gets the backing of former ICC president 05-09-2013 10:42 AM

    Karachi: Former ICC president Ehsan Mani has backed the decision of the sport's governing body to persist with the Decision Review System (DRS), which according to him has helped in reducing the mistakes of umpires. "I think there are only minor issues now related to the technology used in the...
  • Only one review per innings should be allowed in DRS: Cairns 03-09-2013 03:30 PM

    Bangalore: Former New Zealand allrounder Chris Cairns feels the Umpire Decision Review System should be restricted to just one usage per innings to prevent it from becoming a "crutch". "The DRS is something that helps the game but I think it needs to be used not as a crutch in...
  • Technological facilities for DRS must: PCB to broadcasters 30-08-2013 10:26 AM

    Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board has made it mandatory for broadcasters interested in buying rights for the forthcoming series against South Africa and Sri Lanka to have technological facilities for the Umpires Decision Review System (DRS). The PCB bid committee that will award the rights for the two series to...
  • Trott backs contentious Decision Review System 18-08-2013 04:54 PM

    London: England batsman Jonathan Trott came to the defence of cricket's controversial Decision Review System (DRS) on Sunday but called for greater "clarity" in the rules governing its use. During the ongoing Ashes series, where England have established a winning 3-0 lead over Australia heading into next week's final Test...
  • Richard Hadlee not in favour of DRS, wants more Tests for NZ 17-08-2013 08:19 PM

    Former New Zealand allrounder Richard Hadlee feels New Zealand will not improve unless they start playing more Test matches home and away. The Kiwis haven't had good last few years, winning just three Tests against the top eight cricket playing nations and Hadlee thinks they need to play more five...
  • Protective coatings can fool Hot Spot, says inventor 10-08-2013 02:41 PM

    New Delhi: BBG Sports, the company that owns the Hot Spot thermal technology used in the controversial Decision Review System (DRS), has called for removal of all the protective coatings from the bats to help the technology perform efficiently while assisting in decisions. BBG Sports released a statement on Saturday...
  • ICC denies investigating players over silicone on bats 07-08-2013 07:37 PM

    Sydney: The International Cricket Council (ICC) has denied it is investigating players in the Ashes series over alleged attempts by some batsmen to use silicone tape on the edge of their bats to confuse Hotspot technology. Australia's Channel Nine TV reported on Wednesday that the ICC was investigating the use...
  • India will accept DRS when it's foolproof, says Dalmiya 07-08-2013 04:33 PM

    New Delhi: India will accept the Decision Review System (DRS) only when it becomes "foolproof," the Board of Control for Cricket in India's (BCCI) interim president said in an interview published on Wednesday. India was part of the first-ever Test series featuring the DRS in Sri Lanka five years ago...
  • After retaining Ashes, Andy Flower asks for DRS improvement 06-08-2013 02:47 PM

    Manchester: England coach Andy Flower allowed himself a rare smile after his side retained the Ashes but the decision review system is prompting headaches and he wants the authorities to sort it out. The tough taskmaster does not tolerate ordinary from his team and the performance of the decision review...
  • India have good reasons to oppose DRS: ICC CEO Richardson 18-07-2013 07:49 PM

    London: The BCCI does "have its own reasons" for opposing the controversial Decision Review System (DRS), according to International Cricket Council's Chief Executive Dave Richardson who admitted that the DRS technology was not foolproof yet. The DRS has come under scanner in the wake of the controversial first Ashes Test...
  • The Ashes: ICC admits umpires made seven errors, but defends DRS 16-07-2013 07:48 PM

    Dubai: The International Cricket Council (ICC) has come out in support of the controversial Decision Review System (DRS), which was not found consistent, during the Trent Bridge Test between England and Australia. The ICC conducted a review of the decisions and said that DRS has improved by 5.5 percent since...
  • DRS lessons from the Ashes opener

    Reverse Swing |  Suresh Menon
    The two most important lessons from the Ashes opener in Trent Bridge are: a) there is nothing wrong with the DRS technology and b) we...

  • DRS once again fails to win over the BCCI: report 28-06-2013 12:50 PM

    New Delhi: The Decision Review System (DRS) has once again failed to enter the BCCI good books after the chairman of the ICC Cricket Committee, Anil Kumble, opposed the proposal to make it mandatory during the week-long annual ICC conference that concludes on Saturday, reported Times of India. Kumble, sources...
  • I endorse technology if it's foolproof: Sachin Tendulkar 02-06-2013 04:33 PM

    Mumbai: Batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar is still not sure the Decision Review System (DRS) is close to 100 percent foolproof for him to accept it. When technology is seen as a panacea for all on-field questionable decisions by umpires, Tendulkar says he is all for technology provided it is foolproof....
  • PCB to implement DRS for Aus ODI series 22-07-2012 04:44 PM

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  • DRS debate lingers as new ICC chief steps in 28-06-2012 08:54 PM

    BCCI continues to oppose video technology as New Zealand's Alan Isaac takes over as ICC president. ...
  • ICC board refuses to make DRS mandatory 27-06-2012 06:08 PM

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  • ICC CEC recommends mandatory use of DRS 25-06-2012 12:53 PM

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