South African broadcaster SuperSport responds to Team India’s Stump Mic chatter after DRS controversy | Cricket news


Virat Kohli approached the stump mic and swept over the host broadcaster.© Twitter

After losing the third Test match and series to South Africa, India captain Virat Kohli said his side had ‘moved on’ from the controversy over a DRS result which led to many discussions with stump mics Day 3. Indian cricketers including captain Kohli raged into the stump mic after the DRS overturned the LBW decision against South African captain Dean Elgar. Much of their anger was directed at the host broadcaster. But SuperSport said it had no control over the Decision Review System (DRS) used in the series.

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“SuperSport takes note of the comments made by some members of the Indian cricket team,” he told UKTN news agency.

The broadcaster also clarified that it had “no control” over the hawk-eye technology used for ball tracking during a player review.

“Hawk-Eye is an independent, ICC approved service provider and its technology has been accepted for many years as an integral part of DRS.

“SuperSport has no control over the Hawk-Eye technology.”

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Kohli said he had no comment on the matter and was not interested in controversy.

“I have no comment to make. This moment seems very pleasant and very exciting to make an argument of it, but honestly, I am not interested in making an argument,” he said during a conference. press after the conclusion of the third test.

“It was just a moment that passed and we walked away from that and we kept focusing on the game and trying to pick up wickets,” he said at the conference. post-match press briefing on Friday.

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Earlier on matchday three, India captain Virat Kohli stepped up to the stump microphone and said: “Also focus on your team and not just the opponent, trying to catch people all the time.”

Off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin was also caught slamming the host broadcaster.


“You should find better ways to win, SuperSport (South African broadcaster),” Ashwin said.

Finally, KL Rahul said: “The whole country is playing against the guys from XI.”

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