New Zealand vs Australia fifth T20 live blog: Pat Cummins' solution to cricket's glaring flaw
Australian fast bowler Pat Cummins has floated a simple solution to one of the sport’s most controversial rules.
Finch steers Aussies to parity
The DRS remains one of cricket’s most controversial rules, but Australian paceman Pat Cummins has a solution.
During Friday’s T20 between New Zealand and Australia, Cummins argued the “Umpire’s Call” margin of error should be reduced to five per cent, down from 50 per cent.
The subtle change would result in more wickets, and Aaron Finch’s series-defining half-century on Wednesday would not have happened.
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With the series tied at 2-2, Australia need to secure a third-consecutive victory in Wellington on Sunday to complete a remarkable comeback.
The fifth T20 is scheduled to commence at 10am AEDT.
Aussie star's solution to cricket's glaring flaw
The subtle change would result in more wickets, and Aaron Finch's series-defining half-century on Wednesday would not have happened.
On Wednesday, Australian great Shane Warne explained why the MCC World Cricket committee recommended that the International Cricket Council scrap the controversial “Umpire’s Call” from the DRS completely.
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