Players and coaches talk to the media

'Didn't look like a 16 wickets pitch'

James Anderson talks about the first day of the third Test against Pakistan, and says he doesn't think too much about the DRS (04:10)

February 3, 2012

Posted by DomP on (February 3, 2012, 23:23 GMT)

The frailties of the DRS were badly exposed today. There was dissent from the batsmen, there was confusion every time a wicket "fell" (or might fall), there were dodgy decisions, and even experienced commentatorslike Aggers said stuff like "it was going on to hit the wicket". No it wasn't, it hit the pad, that's all we know. This is an example of when people say something so much that it becomes "fact".

Posted by   on (February 3, 2012, 22:15 GMT)

It wasn't a 16 wicket pitch...... It was a 7 wicket pitch plus 9 LBWs, any one of which might not have been a wicket without DRS. That system is badly flawed.

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