Running out a batsman on the non-striker end has become a big controversial topic, especially with the reaction coming from the England team players after they have been the most victim of this.
Indian cricket team’s off-spin bowler Ravichandran Ashwin is quite famous doing the same. He made the headline when Ashwin decided to run out Buttler at the non-striker end during an IPL 2020 match, though they ended up being teammates next season.
Most recently, the England women’s team also had to face a run out at the non-striker end. Previously it was called as Mankading, but since MCC has decided the running out a batsman at the non-striker end is legal, it is considered as a run out.
Still though, players hesitate to run out a batsman at the non-striker end. But, just before India’s match against Zimbabwe tomorrow, Ravichandran Ashwin met the press and said there that if no one in interested in running out a batsman at the non-striker end, it is actually a advantage for him, signalling that he will not hesitate running out a batter at Non-Striker end if opportunity arises.
One of the very few amongst the cricketers who has a spine and is not a robot outside the field.. Absolute Chad https://t.co/v5HpU5f8Kq— Mangalesarry BlueEye10 (@CricessOP) November 5, 2022
If we play England. Please do it. https://t.co/KrOxkkiMmz— Pikachu (@newwuserrs) November 5, 2022Advertisement
Do it against England in the semifinals; I want to see more people crying. https://t.co/EFkgGH6AKk— 👀 (@infinitemessi10) November 5, 2022
Ashwin Anna is the right person to make English Cry forever.— SR Cricket Fantasy (@CricketFantasyS) November 5, 2022
Ash gonna do it against Butler in the semis😅— Sathish Kumar (@Sathish12369) November 5, 2022