The law making body of cricket said that Ashwin's dismissal of Butler was not contrary to the game spirit.
Ashwin had said – It was a spontaneous reaction, where did the game spirit come from?
Sports desk The custodian of the rules of cricket, Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) gave a clean chit to Ravichandran Ashwin. Ashwin got run out of 'Manking' to Jos Buttler of Rajasthan Royals during the Indian Premier League match on Monday. Ashwin was criticized after being dismissed like this. However, Ashwin said that it was a natural reaction, where did the game spirit come from? MCC has now made it clear that the rules of cricket have been made out of the rule itself, Ashwin has dismissed Butler only under the rules.
MCC has issued a statement on its website regarding this. In it, he said, "In relation to the said incident, it is necessary to understand it in detail in order to test the words of the rules. This rule is essential. Without it, the batsman standing at the non striker's end will get the freedom to overtake the crease. There is a rule needed to stop such an action. '
No need to warn a non-striker before throwing a ball
He said, 'It is made clear that there is nothing in the rule that the bowler will give warning to the non striker who left the crease before throwing the ball. Running out such non-striker is not even against the spirit of cricket. "Former Australian fast bowler Shaun Tait and former Indian captain Kapil Dev had justified Ashwin's method of run out.
Ashwin dismissed Butler in the 13th over
Royals, who were chasing the target of 184 runs in the match between Rajasthan and Punjab, looked strong on the back of Butler's crease while playing for 69. Ashwin came in to bowl 13th over They stopped throwing the 5th ball and during this time Butler crossed the crease. Ashwin runs him out. After being out in this manner Butler fret in His Ashwin was also debated. This match lost the Royals.
In the name of Venu Mankad, such runout is called 'Manking'
This type of runout is called 'Manking' in the name of former Indian captain Venu Mankad. The Indian team was on a tour of Australia in 1947. Mankad was bowled and during this time Australian batsman Bill Brown crossed the crease. Mankad had them run out. Mankad also had to face criticism. However, Don Bradman, who was then captain of Australia, had defended him. He said that I am not able to understand why this is happening. The rules of cricket are clear. Until the ball is thrown, the batsman standing on non-strikes has to stay in the crease.