Ravichandran Ashwin has faced questions over his decision of ‘Mankad’ Jose Butler.© Delhi Capitals / Twitter
Ravichandran Ashwin’s ‘Mankad’ is a great decision for Jose Butler. A social media post made clear mention of Ashwin’s stance on the issue, as Australia’s Mitchell Starc did not make England’s Adil Rashid a ‘Mankad’. 3Third One Day International In manchester. A Twitter user brought Ashwin’s attention by tweeting “Please learn something @ ashwinravi99. That’s how you play the game”, and attached a screenshot from ODI where Stark Rashid is seen warning him to stay in his crease . Ashwin’s response was measured. “I believe in fighting a good fight, but wait until the next day and I will meet you on that. I would like to give myself one day,” he said.
I believe in fighting a good fight, but wait until the next day and I will get back to you on this. I would like to give myself one day. https://t.co/2LJufUNAnX
– Ashwin (@ ashwinravi99) September 16, 2020
This is not the first time this issue has been escalated Ipl 2020. Before Ashwin Delhi capitals Coach Ricky Ponting had said that he would not allow ‘mancading’ in the team. Ashwin had replied that he had an “interesting conversation” with Ponting on the subject.
Ashwin turned 34 on Thursday and set a day for himself before returning to debate on the controversial subject.
Within the laws of the game, a batsman run out at the end of a non-striker, many consider it against the spirit of cricket.
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