New Delhi: The deadlock regarding the use of Decision Review System (DRS) between the International Cricket Council (ICC) and the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) finally seems to have been resolved with a modified version being made mandatory on Monday.
In the run-up to the ICC's chief executives' meeting in Hong Kong, currently underway, former players as well as current crop of stars raised their support and objection in varying degrees to the use of technology in the sport, which is how DRS can be best explained in its simplest form. (Read: DRS explained)
While New Zealand's Martin Crowe was the latest to join the camp of DRS supporters, calling it 'a pretty thing,' the final decision was made with the ICC Chief Executive Haroon Lorgat saying that the verdict was reached to strengthen the sport and it's three formats. (Read: Crowe slams ICC for stalling DRS)