India flex muscle in ICC meet, threaten pull-out over DRS

India has once again threatened to pull out of any tour in which the host country insists on using the Decision Review System, according to a report.

According to a report in the ESPNCricinfo, at the ICC exceutive council meeting in Dubai, the BCCI president N Srinivasan has shot down a proposal in favour of a policy change where the approval of the host country would be enough to implement the DRS.

The report said that the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) chairman Giles Clarke was the lone man who spoke in favour of a policy change regarding the implementation of DRS. “Srinivasan’s concerns are understood to still centre on a belief that the technology could be easily manipulated and is unreliable. It has been learnt that he made the claim that India would pull out of bilateral series if a system was in place where the home side could insist on the DRS,” the report said. Read more