The International Cricket
Council insists all countries to use DRS the technology of decision review
system for one-day international games and in fact for each test.
After a recent meeting, the ICC
Board has been recommended by the chief executives that if members are ready to
finance they can go ahead with the DRS technology as it is considered to be
mandatory for ODIs and tests. It mainly resolves disputed during matches.
Haroon Lorgar, Chief executive ICC,
said the governing body of the game has shown good progress such that it
independently tracks the testing ball and the new enhancements are supported
unanimously to apply DRS in all matches.
ED Rosten, technology expert of
computer visions has conducted research on ball tracking and has offered a
green signal of satisfaction convincing the CEC committee.
Australia Umpire Steve Davis and Ian
Gould of England made several controversial decisions between ongoing test of
Pakistan and Sri Lanka, where the DRS is not used.
Sri Lanka Cricket employed this
technology in their home series against England, yet did not prefer it against
Pakistan surprised Dav Whatmore, Pakistan coach.
The CEC recommended two hotspot
cameras depending on the affordability of the member countries. The 50-over
format has another development and is agreed by the CEC with ICC recommendation
that the powerplays to be limited to first 10 overs and powerplay batting to
five overs to get over prior to 41st over start.
The CEC also supported day/night
tests attracting crowds and to use suitable ball as per the ICC cricket
committee. The CEC recommendations will be tabled on Tuesday and Wednesday in
Kuala Lumpur at the ICC board meeting.
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