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Fri, 26 Jul 2013 14:00:00 GMT | By Star Sports

BCCI’s stance on DRS vindicated: Shastri

Former India skipper Ravi Shastri has said that the recent controversy regarding the use of Decision Review System in The Ashes vindicated BCCI’s continued opposition to the technology.


BCCI’s stance on DRS vindicated: Shastri

Speaking to Fairfax Media Shastri said, “We (BCCI) don't need to say anything now. I've told a lot of people now in India when I've been asked, it's time to shut up, watch, listen and read ... because what [we] have said has been vindicated. I said (this) two or three years ago. Wait until this happens in a massive series, then you watch what will happen.”

Shastri added, "They (BCCI) don't have to open their mouths at all now. People can make their own judgment now, they've watched it."

The DRS hogged headlines in the first two Ashes Tests with some perplexing decisions being given upon review. Questions over its accuracy have also been raised along with an admission of operational error.

After the first Test at Trent Bridge, the ICC had admitted that there were seven umpiring errors in the game.

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