The DRS will not be used when India [ Images ] clash with Australia [ Images ] in the upcoming Test series, but Channel 9, the official broadcaster, has decided to stick with technology such as Hot Spot and Eagle Eye for the sake of TV viewers.
The Indian cricket board had ruled out using the Decision Review System (DRS) in Australia as it feels that the ball-tracking tool is not accurate enough.
Under the rules, the DRS needs the approval of both teams in a bilateral series.
However, Channel 9 said despite India's reservation for the technology, they will use it for the millions of cricket viewers this summer.
"India have got something against the DRS and that goes back a long way. But Hot Spot and Eagle Eye are part of what we do for viewers. If India don't agree to use them for decision making it is no skin off our nose, it doesn't affect us. We will push on," Nine director of sport Steve Crawley told Courier Mail.
"The technology is improving every year. Eagle Eye now has a lot more frames per second and that technology is better than it has ever been," he added.
Channel 9 is planning to use Hot Spot, Eagle Eye and other ball-tracking devices during the four-Test series which gets underway on Boxing Day at the MCG.
India's last tour of Australia in 2007-08 was marred by some contentious umpiring decisions in the SCG Test. India had been at the receiving end of the DRS many times, the recent being during their tour of England [ Images ] in August-September when they faced several incorrect decisions.