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  • Asia Cup 2018: Shouldn’t have asked for review, says KL Rahul

    Dubai : Indian opener KL Rahul, who took an unsuccessful Decision Review System (DRS) against Afghanistan in the final Super Four fixture of the ongoing Asia Cup, felt that he should not have taken that review. Rahul (60 off 66 balls) went for the DRS after he was given out LBW in the 21st over. The opener, who looked to go for the reverse sweep against Afghanistan spinner Rashid Khan, missed the

  • ICC recommends DRS for T20 Internationals

    London : The ICC Cricket Committee chaired by India’s head coach Anil Kumble made a host of recommendations at its annual meeting with the notable ones being the use of DRS for all T20 Internationals and on-field umpires be given the power to send-off players for misconduct.

  • Oz media calls Kohli Trump of world sport

    New Delhi : Australian media has dubbed India captain Virat Kohli as Donald Trump of world sport and accused him of spreading fake news regarding their players.

  • Both teams have moved ahead from B’luru: Kohli

    Ranchi : Though wanting to move on and focus on the third cricket Test here against Australia, India skipper Virat Kohli on Wednesday said he has no regrets about his showdown with Australian captain Steve Smith over DRS.

  • Gavaskar slams ICC

    New Delhi : Batting legend Sunil Gavaskar has slammed the International Cricket Council (ICC) for not penalising Steven Smith after the Australian captain illegally sought the dressing room’s advice on a DRS referral during the second Test against India.

  • Referral was like an Under-10 game tactic, says Ashwin

    Bengaluru : Ravichandran Ashwin has taken a dig at Steve Smith’s controversial move to seek dressing room advice for a DRS referral in the second Test against India, calling it “an Under-10 game” tactic.

  • Lehmann dimisses Kohli’s allegations

    Bengaluru : Australia coach Darren Lehmann on Wednesday dismissed Virat Kohli’s allegation that his team repeatedly sought DRS inputs from the dressing room, insisting that the second Test was played the right way.

  • If nothing is wrong, why so much outrage?

    Dinar Pathak : If a person tells you that he never knew one has to breathe to be alive, what you will label him as? Well, you will either think he is a fool or he is trying to fool you! Right? Guess somebody should tell this to Australia batsman Peter Handscombe. After the DRS controversy, on Wednesday he tried to safeguard his captain by saying that it was he on whose suggestion

  • India vs Australia: ICC rules out any action against Steve Smith

    New Delhi/Melbourne: The Virat Kohli-Steve Smith clash on the controversial DRS call may have triggered a verbal war between the cricket boards of India and Australia but the ICC ruled out any action against the two captains.

  • Outrageous to question Steve Smith’s integrity: Cricket Australia

    Melbourne, Firmly backing Steve Smith, Cricket Australia today said questioning his integrity is “outrageous” and there was no “ill-intent” in the captain’s move of seeking dressing room help for a controversial DRS call during the second Test against India.

  • Smith admits, he made a mistake!

    Bengaluru : Steve Smith had no qualms in admitting that he made a mistake by seeking help from the dressing room on a DRS call but the Australia captain insisted that the game was played in good spirit.

  • Smith’s act was against spirit of the game: Sunny, Laxman

    New Delhi : Sunil Gavaskar and VVS Laxman on Tuesday criticised Australian skipper Steve Smith for seeking the dressing room’s input for a DRS referral in the second Test against India, saying it violated the spirit of the game.

  • ‘With DRS 98.5% calls are correct’

    Dubai : The ICC Chief Executive David Richardson has revealed that the Emirates Panel of Umpires’ usage of the Decision Review System (DRS) has enabled them to attain a staggering accuracy rate of 98.5 percent.

  • Slow and steady…

    Vijay, Pujara share 117 runs off 271 balls in reply to England’s 400 (more…)

  • ‘Our bowling quality better than England’

    Mumbai : Wicketkeeper-batsman Parthiv Patel insisted that the quality of India’s bowling is “far better” than that of the England cricket team as the home team bowlers are not dependent on pitch conditions alone.

  • DRS no rocket science, says Virat Kohli

    Rajkot: With India all set to witness the application of the Decision Review System (DRS) for the first time in the upcoming five-match Test series against England, skipper Virat Kohli on Tuesday said that the ball-tracking technology is not rocket science and that it just gives one a better opportunity to check the decision whenever required.

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