R Ashwin reacts to Mitchell Starc letting go of a mankading opportunity against Adil Rashid

A Twitter user advised Ashwin to play the game like Mitchell Starc did.

Mitchell Starc and Adil Rashid | Twitter

Australia pacer Mitchell Starc gave England's Adil Rashid a warning for leaving the crease before he bowled the ball. He told him to get back in his crease instead of running him out at the non-striker’s end in the 49th over of England's innings in the 3rd ODI.

As soon as the incident happened, R Ashwin started trending on Twitter. A Twitter user tagged Ashwin and told him to learn from Starc and play the game like this. Ever since Ashwin has mankaded Jos Buttler in IPL 2019, the India off-spinner is often dragged into the mankading discussion as if he has become the face of this method of dismissal.

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Ashwin reacted to the post and said he would come up with a response for him after a day. "I believe in fighting the good fight but wait till the day after and I will get back to you on this. I would like to give a day to myself", he wrote.

Talking about the match, Australia won the contest by 3 wickets and also secured the three-match series. Glenn Maxwell (108) and Alex Carey (104) saved Australia by putting up a 212-run partnership for the sixth wicket and chased down 303 runs. 


By Sihyeu Singh - 17 Sep, 2020

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