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After PSL, Indian cricket board also to use DRS in IPL

NEW DELHI: Following successful adoption of the Decision Review System in the Pakistan Super League (PSL), the organizers of the Indian Premier League (IPL) have also decided to feature the DRS for the first time in the league. It’s been ten years to the IPL inception when its first edition was played in 2008, but the DRS was not adopted in any of the seasons of the league. In 2017, the PSL announced to use the umpire decision review system for its third edition in 2018 after umpires were reportedly scrutinised for making…

Du Plessis welcomes DRS rule change

JOHANNESBURG: South African captain Faf du Plessis on Wednesday welcomed a change to the decision review system that will come into effect for the first time in the first Test against Bangladesh starting at Senwes Park on Thursday. The change in the DRS system is one of several changes to playing regulations made by the International Cricket Council, including a restriction on bat sizes and a provision for players to be sent off the field for serious misconduct. Teams will no longer lose a review for a leg before…

Satisfied Kohli wants no more reviews of DRS row

RANCHI, INDIA: Indian captain Virat Kohli has no regrets about his angry outburst towards Australia counterpart Steve Smith but says he has moved on from a controversy which injected considerable acrimony into the four-match test series. Smith's glance over to the dressing room for advice on whether to review a leg before wicket decision drew an explosive response from Kohli, who claimed it was third such time the Australian had sought assistance in the second test. The allegation has been dismissed by the tourists,…

Smith and Kohli escape charges over DRS incident

MUMBAI: Australia captain Steve Smith and his India counterpart Virat Kohli have escaped any charges after a controversial Decision Review System (DRS) incident in this week's Bengaluru test, the International Cricket Council (ICC) said on Wednesday. Following India's 75-run win in the second test, Kohli accused Smith of 'crossing the line' and said the Australians repeatedly looked towards their dressing room for assistance over whether to ask for a review of the umpire's decision using DRS. Players are not allowed to…

Dhoni ‘not convinced’ by DRS after wrong call

PERTH: Skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni says he remains unconvinced by the merits of the Decision Review System (DRS) despite India appearing to get a wrong decision in their opening one-day international loss to Australia.