DECISION

  • Debate on Decision Review System rages on December 11, 2014

    Adelaide: The use of Decision Review System (DRS) has been a hot topic of discussion since Indian team's refusal to use it. It once again came in to the limelight on the third day of the first Commonwealth Bank Test between India and Australia on Thursday. According to Cricket Australia (CA)...
  • No budging on DRS for stand-in India captain Virat Kohli December 8, 2014

    Stand-in India captain Virat Kohli has stuck to the party line on cricket's decision review system (DRS), saying his team would only endorse its use if it were 100 percent accurate. India's four-Test series against Australia will go ahead without the use of the sometimes controversial DRS, with the tourists rejecting...
  • PM Modi, Amit Shah among top decision makers in 'Global Thinkers' list November 17, 2014

    Washington: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been named as the top decision maker in a list of 100 global thinkers by a leading American foreign policy magazine. Modi is placed at the top followed by German Chancellor Angella Merkel and BJP President Amit Shah in the decision makers category of the...
  • Sachin Tendulkar wants universal technology for Decision Review System November 7, 2014

    London: Sachin Tendulkar feels that there is an urgent need to standardise the technology used for Decision Review System (DRS) across all formats in international cricket. "We can definitely use technology as long as it is standardised," Tendulkar told reporters at the launch of his autobiography 'Playing It My way' at...
  • Cloverpop, an anonymous social network that helps you make decisions September 15, 2014

    Los Angeles: Wondering if it is the right time for you to get married or buy a house? A new website may make the decisions easy for you. The website developed by Cloverpop, a San Franciscobased company, allows people to use an interactive web experience to easily move past biases and...
  • Hits and misses: 100 days of Narendra Modi government September 2, 2014

    New Delhi: As the Narendra Modi government completed over 100 days in power, there has been a stark difference in the functioning of the NDA and UPA governments. There has been speedy decision making and many projects which were previously seen to have been stalled, have now been cleared. The...
  • Umpires have the final say in England vs India series July 8, 2014

    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 timehonoured signal confirming his dismissal will be unable to challenge the decision, just as the fielding...
  • Google reverses decision to delete British newspaper links July 4, 2014

    Google Inc (GOOGL.O) (GOOG.O) on Thursday reversed its decision to remove several links to stories in Britain's Guardian newspaper, underscoring the difficulty the search engine is having implementing Europe's "right to be forgotten" ruling. The Guardian protested the removal of its stories describing how a soccer referee lied about reversing a...
  • Hope to convince Kumble on DRS issue: Richardson March 21, 2014

    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 all,...
  • Ashes umpires face pressure from changed Decision Review System October 29, 2013

    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 muchchanged Decision Review System (DRS). Tensions involving DRS ran high during England's 30 home win this year, with interventions from team and International Cricket Council (ICC)...
  • Raghuram Rajan to announce his maiden RBI monetary policy today September 20, 2013

    Mumbai: Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan will announce his maiden monetary policy on Friday. The move by the US Federal Reserve not to taper stimulus has made his job easier, but he still has to balance slowing growth with accelerating inflation which soared to 6-month high of 6.1...
  • ICC allows two extra reviews after 80 overs September 18, 2013

    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)...
  • DRS gets the backing of former ICC president September 5, 2013

    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 DRS...
  • Only one review per innings should be allowed in DRS: Cairns September 3, 2013

    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 the...
  • Technological facilities for DRS must: PCB to broadcasters August 30, 2013

    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 be...
  • Trott backs contentious Decision Review System August 18, 2013

    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 30 lead over Australia heading into next week's final Test at...
  • Richard Hadlee not in favour of DRS, wants more Tests for NZ August 17, 2013

    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 August 10, 2013

    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 after...
  • ICC denies investigating players over silicone on bats August 7, 2013

    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 of...
  • India will accept DRS when it's foolproof, says Dalmiya August 7, 2013

    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 firstever Test series featuring the DRS in Sri Lanka five years ago but...
  • After retaining Ashes, Andy Flower asks for DRS improvement August 6, 2013

    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...
  • Vijayawada peaceful after Telangana decision: Police July 31, 2013

    The law and order situation in both Vijayawada city as well as Krishna district after the announcement of a separate Telangana state decision on Tuesday is peaceful and under control, the police said. Vijayawada Police Commissioner B Srinivasulu told PTI that there has been no untoward incident so far. The...
  • Telangana issue: BJP slams Congress for delaying decision July 27, 2013

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party on Saturday accused the Congress of not being serious over the Telangana issue with party spokesperson Prakash Javadekar alleging that the Congress has been betraying the people over the issue for the last 56 years. He reiterated that the BJP will agree for nothing...
  • India have good reasons to oppose DRS: ICC CEO Richardson July 18, 2013

    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 between...
  • The Ashes: ICC admits umpires made seven errors, but defends DRS July 16, 2013

    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 201213....
  • Adam Gilchrist slams fake Twitter over Stuart Broad blast July 13, 2013

    Nottingham: Adam Gilchrist said on Saturday comments attributed to him regarding Stuart Broad's controversial decision not to walk during the ongoing first Ashes Test were the work of a fake Twitter account. "It has come to my attention that a fake Twitter account in my name has been making comments regarding...
  • DRS once again fails to win over the BCCI: report June 28, 2013

    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 weeklong annual ICC conference that concludes on Saturday, reported Times of India. Kumble, sources told...
  • I endorse technology if it's foolproof: Sachin Tendulkar June 2, 2013

    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 onfield questionable decisions by umpires, Tendulkar says he is all for technology provided it is foolproof. "I...
  • Food Ministry notifies CCEA decision on sugar decontrol May 8, 2013

    New Delhi: The Food Ministry has notified the the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) decision to partially decontrol the sugar sector. The Food Ministry has issued a gazette notification withdrawing the control over sugar industry through Essential Commodities Act and Sugar Control Order, sources said. On April 4,...
  • ICC rejects Pakistan's DRS reservations during SA series March 20, 2013

    Karachi: The ICC has rejected the Pakistan Cricket Board's reservations about some umpiring decisions and the way the Decision Review System was used in the team's Test series in South Africa. According to sources in the board, the ICC has put down the umpiring blunders to human errors and...
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