The success of DRS is evident from the fact that its original goal of “removing howlers” has been achieved so completely that we do not even talk about it anymore with our focus moving to more detailed issues such as margin of error and whether a ball clipping the bails should be given out. For teams, the use of DRS has now moved from a last resort to a tactical tool which is now used to “take a chance” or “slow the game down”, apart from its primary usage to overturn visibly wrong calls.

So much so that a captain…

Ashutosh Bihani

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