In a primary, the Decision Review System (DRS) shall be applied in the Ranji Trophy when Saurashtra tackle Gujarat in the semifinal of the premier home competitors, beginning at Rajkot on Saturday.
The groups shall be given 4 referrals per innings however the know-how won’t have Hawk Eye and Ultra Edge, two key elements of the DRS used in worldwide video games.
“First time in Ranji Trophy, Umpire Decision Review System (DRS) is being introduced. Semi-final matches and final match of Ranji Trophy 2019-20 will have DRS system,” Saurashtra Cricket Association acknowledged in a press launch on Tuesday.
Last week, BCCI’s normal supervisor of cricket Saba Karim had stated the restricted use of DRS was all the time deliberate for the Ranji Trophy semifinals and not from the knockout levels.
The resolution to introduce restricted DRS was taken after the umpires dedicated a couple of howlers in some knockout video games of the earlier season.
The semifinal shall be held on the SCA Stadium in Khandheri.
“In each innings, each team shall be allowed to make a maximum of four player review. Where a request for a player review results in the original on-field decision being reversed, then the Player Review shall be categorised as successful and shall not count towards the innings limit,” the discharge acknowledged.
Saurashtra Cricket Association president Jaydev Shah welcomed the choice of getting DRS in Ranji trophy.
He acknowledged that the Ranji Trophy together with Vijay Hazare and Syed Mushtaq Ali are crucial occasions in India’s home calendar and DRS ought to be use in at the very least the semifinals and finals of those tournaments.
This is Saurashtra’s sixth look in a Ranji semi-last.
The different semi-last of the home championship shall be performed between Karnataka and Bengal.
In July, Karim had stated the DRS shall be used from knockouts.