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Paine hints at DRS tweak for fourth Test

AAP Australian Sports – Test captain Tim Paine says Australia are exploring ways to fine tune their decision review system (DRS) referral process after a costly mistake in the late stages of the third Ashes Test.

Summary

  • Test captain Tim Paine says Australia are exploring ways to fine tune their decision review system (DRS) referral process after a costly mistake in the late stages of the third Ashes Test.
  • Australia, unlike many other teams, use a two-man approach to discuss potential referrals as Paine doubles as captain and wicketkeeper.
  • That system has produced the worst DRS success rate of the nine Test nations since Paine’s first full match at the helm in Johannesburg last year.
  • Paine has been unsuccessful in 48 of his 61, or 78.69 per cent, of his reviews, per BBC cricket statistician Andrew Samson.
  • “We’re trying our best to come up with a system that’s better,” Paine told SEN on Thursday.

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