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ICC REFUSES TO CHANGE LED BAILS MID-TOURNAMENT
London, June 12 -- The ICC on Tuesday refused to change the controversial 'zing' bails, which sometimes fail to come off even when the ball hits the stumps, citing "statistical anomaly". India captain Virat Kohli and his Australian counterpart Aaron Finch had on Sunday complained about the flashing LED bails that glow at being hit, making the TV umpires' job a shade easy, but do not come off a lot of times. "We wouldn't change anything mid-event as it would compromise the integrity of the event - the equipment is the same for all 10 teams across all 48 games," the ICC was quoted as saying by SkySports. There have been close to 10 occasions during the ongoing World Cup when the ball has hit the stumps but bails haven't come off. The reason b...
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