JAIPUR, March 26: Australian spin legend and Rajasthan Royals brand ambassador Shane Warne has come down heavily on Ravichandran Ashwin for Mankading Jos Buttler in an IPL match here, calling his action �disgraceful� and against the spirit of the game.
The incident happened on Monday night when a desperate Kings XI Punjab skipper Ashwin ran out Rajasthan Royals� Buttler, who was at the non-strikers� end, without giving him any warning while bowling the 13th over of the match.
�So disappointed in @ashwinravi99 as a Captain and as a person. All captains sign the #IPL wall and agree to play in the spirit of the game. RA had no intention of delivering the ball � so it should have been called a dead ball. Over to u BCCI � this a not a good look for the #IPL,� Warne wrote in his twitter handle.
Informally named after the legendary Vinoo Mankad, who first did it in 1947 against Australia, �Mankading� is when a bowler dismisses a non-striker by removing the bails in the process of delivering the ball with the batsman outside the crease. � PTI