DRS in spotlight after Ashes thriller

DRS was brought in by the International Cricket Council (ICC) to eliminate the 'howler' or spectacularly incorrect decision, although such is powerhouse India's dislike of the set-up, it isn't used in bilateral fixtures involving the Asian giants.

updated: July 15, 2013 09:28 IST
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Nottingham: If ever confirmation was needed the umpire's decision is no longer final, at least at international level, the first Test between England and Australia at Trent Bridge provided the proof.

An enthralling match, which England won by 14 runs, was beset by controversies over the use of the Decision Review System (DRS).

It ended when England challenged the original verdict of experienced umpire Aleem Dar to give Brad Haddin not out after an appeal for caught behind off man-of-the-match James Anderson.

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