BCCI to implement DRS in India vs England Test Series
BCCI to implement DRS in India vs England Test Series

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), affirmed on Friday (October 21), that it will execute the Decision Review System (DRS) on a trial basis amid the home Test series against England, beginning on November 9.

Anurag Thakur - BCCI President
Anurag Thakur – BCCI President

A team from the BCCI, that included Anurag Thakur, met authorities from the International Cricket Council (ICC) and Hawkeye, and were said to be happy with the change appeared by the framework and different elements like ball-path tracking indicator and impact point. More cameras will be introduced after BCCI’s ask for to make the system more viable.

“We are happy to note that Hawkeye has institutionalised all the recommendations made by BCCI, and we confirm that this improved version of DRS will be used on a trial basis during the forthcoming series against England and based on the performance of the system and the feedback that we will receive, further continuation in forthcoming series will be decided,” Anurag Thakur said. “We recognise the enhanced role of technology in sport and BCCI will lead such initiatives in coming days, and enrich the viewer experience.”

Ajay Shirke, the secretary of the BCCI, too acknowledged that the board was happy with the way the system has been improved. “With MIT endorsing the enhancements made in the system on the basis of recommendations made by the BCCI, we are convinced that such technology should be utilised in supporting correct decision making,” he said. “While recognising that improvements in technology are ongoing, BCCI will continue to include any and all such path breaking interventions, to further the cause of the sport.”

England tour of India, 2016-17 schedule, Test Series

Nov 09, Wed – Nov 13, Sun

India vs England, 1st Test

Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Rajkot

Nov 17, Thu – Nov 21, Mon

India vs England, 2nd Test

Dr. Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium, Visakhapatnam

Nov 26, Sat – Nov 30, Wed

India vs England, 3rd Test

Punjab Cricket Association Stadium, Mohali

Dec 08, Thu – Dec 12, Mon

India vs England, 4th Test

Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai

Dec 16, Fri – Dec 20, Tue

India vs England, 5th Test

MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai

England tour of India, 2016-17 schedule, ODI Series

Jan 15, Sun (Day-Night) – 2:30 PM

India vs England, 1st ODI

Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune

Jan 19, Thu (Day-Night) – 2:30 PM

India vs England, 2nd ODI

Barabati Stadium, Cuttack

Jan 22, Sun (Day-Night) – 2:30 PM

India vs England, 3rd ODI

Eden Gardens, Kolkata

England tour of India, 2016-17 schedule, T20 Series

Jan 26, Thu – 7:00 PM

India vs England, 1st T20I

Green Park, Kanpur

Jan 29, Sun – 7:00 PM

India vs England, 2nd T20I

Vidarbha Cricket Association Ground, Nagpur

Feb 01, Wed – 7:00 PM

India vs England, 3rd T20I

M.Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru


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