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ICC's member nations to review DRS following Ashes fiasco

Sydney, Sept 11 : The controversial Decision Review System (DRS) will reportedly be reviewed in a meeting of the chief executives of the cricket boards of International Cricket Council's (ICC) member nations in Dubai next week.


Although Australia and England still support the use of technology in umpiring decisions, they are reportedly leading the push for a comprehensive review of the system that overshadowed much of the recently concluded Ashes series.

According to the Sydney Morning Herald, an ICC spokesperson confirmed the meeting to discuss how to deliver the best umpiring system using technology, although the report said that it is yet not clear whether this process will be complete before the return Ashes, which begins in Brisbane on November 21.

The report further said that the beginning point for the discussion is that the technology that underpins the system was originally developed by sports broadcasters for entertainment rather than as a tailor-made tool for umpires, adding that the main view of the review will be to develop a system that can be accepted and afforded in all series.

The report also said that one idea that is also expected to be part of the discussion is that teams would not lose one of their reviews if a leg-before-wicket (LBW) appeal is turned down on the basis of the 'umpire's call'.

Meanwhile, the report added that India refuses to use the DRS at all and felt vindicated when the Ashes was marred by controversy and confusion due to the technology and its application by the umpires.

--ANI (Posted on 12-09-2013)

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