Reuters Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Mar 08, 2017, 03.43 AM
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has requested the International Cricket Council (ICC) to take cognisance of Australian skipper Steve Smith seeking dressing room help for a DRS call.
Former India captains have called on cricket authorities to investigate Australia skipper Steve Smith amid allegations his team flouted the rules of the game when deciding whether to review decisions during the second test.
Incensed India captain Virat Kohli accused Smith of 'crossing the line' on day four of the Bangalore match on Tuesday when he was given out lbw and looked toward the players' area in the stands when deciding whether to review the verdict using the Decision Review System.
Players are not allowed to seek direction apart from conferring with the non-striker.
Smith said it had been a one-off incident caused by a "brain fade" but Kohli countered that it was not the only time it had happened and that he had complained to the match officials.
Former India captain and broadcaster Sunil Gavaskar called on the International Cricket Council to investigate.
Players are not allowed to seek direction apart from conferring with the non-striker