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“England cricketers, instead of crying, learn please” – Twitter reacts to Glenn Phillips’ innovative idea to avoid Mankading run out at the non-striker end

TR Glenn Phillips Mankading New Zealand vs Sri Lanka T20 World Cup 2022

The T20 World Cup 2022 match between New Zealand cricket team and Sri Lanka cricket team is currently ongoing at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) in Sydney.


Batting first in the match, the Kiwis scored 167 runs despite a dismal start. However, middle-order batsman Glenn Phillips’ played a crucial role in taking the Blackcaps to a fighting position in the match.

Having lost 3 wickets for just 15 runs, Glenn Phillips led the charge for New Zealand and scored a brilliant century as he scored 104 runs from 64 balls.


But, other than the century, Phillips was the talk of the town due to sense of mind that he displayed during his inning to take quick runs but not fell pray to Mankading (now officially run out).

While the bowler bowled the ball, Glenn Phillips would take a stance of a runner and when the ball is bowled, he would run for a quick run. Seeing, Twitterati praised Glenn for creativity while there is much controversy regarding this Mankading run out situation.

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