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When R Ashwin Mankaded Sri Lankan batsman in 2012, Sehwag and Sachin withdrew appeal

first_img India Today Web Desk New DelhiMarch 27, 2019UPDATED: March 27, 2019 14:24 IST Ravichandran Ashwin had mankaded Lahiru Thirimanne in an ODI in 2012.HIGHLIGHTSJos Buttler was not the first player who Ravichandran Ashwin mankadedAshwin had mankaded Thirimanne in 2012 in an ODI but Sehwag and Tendulkar had withdrawn the appealAshwin mankading Buttler has opened up a massive debateRavichandran Ashwin mankading Jos Buttler during an Indian Premier League 2019 match between Kings XI Punjab and Rajasthan Royals has opened up a huge debate but this was not the first time Ashwin mankaded a batsman. He had done it back in 2012 in international cricket as well but then, stand-in captain Virender Sehwag and Sachin Tendulkar withdrew the appeal and the batsman stayed on the crease.On Monday for the first time in the history of the IPL, a batsman was mankaded when Ashwin run out Buttler at the non-striker’s end. Kings XI Punjab captain Ashwin was set to bowl the last ball of his final over when it looked like he stopped in his stride and ran Buttler out, who was outside the crease.KXIP went on to win the match by 14 runs and a varied opinions came out on the act of Ashwin. While Shane Warne labelled Ashwin’s act as “embarrasing and disgraceful”, Rahul Dravid said Ashwin was within his rights to mankad Buttler but he would have preffered a warning first.Right after the controversy erupted, Mohammed Kaif has tweeted that he remembered Ashwin doing the same in an international match but he did not get the wicket then.It was in 2012 in a one-day international against Sri Lanka at the Gabba when Ashwin mankaded Lahiru Thirimanne but Sehwag and Tendulkar did not let the appeal stand and Thirimanne stayed on.After Ashwin had mankaded Thirimanne and appealed to the umpire, he walked towards Sehwag, who seemed like he was taken aback by the turn of events.advertisementThe two on-field umpires discussed the event amongst each other before calling Sehwag to ask whether he wanted to stand with the appeal. While Sehwag was having a conversation with the umpires, Tendulkar walked up to them and said something to Sehwag and the two withdrew the appeal and walked away to continue with the game.Watch the video of the incident:Following the uproar over Ravi Ashwin’s IPL ‘Mankad’, here’s a look back at an incident from a 2012 ODI against Sri Lanka at the Gabba pic.twitter.com/IRR528s0hacricket.com.au (@cricketcomau) March 27, 2019The mankad law allows a bowler to run out a batsman at the non-striker’s end if he leaves the crease before the bowler has bowled his delivery. The law does not specify that the bowler is required to warn the batsman if he is seeing the batsman cross the crease and that decision is left to the bowler.Also Read | Ashwin Mankading: Stop judging him already, he’s not a disgraceAlso Read | R Ashwin on Mankad controversy: I did not plan it, was within rules of the gameAlso Read | Mankading is like back-stabbing: BCCI official on R Ashwin’s run out of Jos ButtlerFor sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Tags :Follow Ravichandran AshwinFollow Mankad controversyFollow Jos ButtlerFollow IPL 2019Follow RR vs KXIPFollow Sri LankaFollow Sachin TendulkarFollow Virender Sehwag When R Ashwin Mankaded Sri Lankan batsman in 2012, Sehwag and Sachin withdrew appealRavichandran Ashwin had mankaded Sri Lankan batsmen Lahiru Thirimanne in an ODI against Sri Lanka at the Gabba in 2012 but Virender Sehwag and Sachin Tendulkar had withdrawn the appeal then.advertisementlast_img read more

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Python found lurking in Essex toilet may have been on the loose

first_img Laura Cowell The snake Credit: Laura Cowell Although royal pythons are in fact harmless, Mr Yardley was unwilling to cause panic amongst his neighbours by publicising the missing snake on social media.He had eventually resigned himself to losing Reggie, fearing that he could have been eaten by a fox or a cat, until he heard of the snake’s emergence in Mrs Cowell’s bathroom. He has apologised on social media to the Cowell family for the “total accident” and thanked Reggie’s rescuers for saving him from the sewers.For now, Reggie is staying at Scales and Fangs with Mr Yeldham, as a disheartened Mr Yardley had given away Reggie’s enclosure, believing he would never get his pet back.Reggie also was suffering from scale rot from bleach in the sewer system, and so Mr Yeldham said that he wants to keep the snake “until his skin problem is gone and I am sure that he is feeding alright.”Mr Yeldham has also donated a new enclosure to Mr Yardley for Reggie on his return. A snake that shocked a five-year-old boy after it was found lurking in a toilet seems to have been on the loose for more than two months.”Reggie”, the baby royal python, escaped from Tim Yardley when he moved house, and had been missing until it emerged in Laura Cowell’s bathroom when her son went to the toilet last Wednesday. The snakeCredit:Laura Cowell Want the best of The Telegraph direct to your email and WhatsApp? Sign up to our free twice-daily  Front Page newsletter and new  audio briefings. “But when Mr Yardley came in he quickly proved it was his with photos on his phone – snake’s skin patterns are like fingerprints and Reggie has a very recognisable stripe on the back of his head.”The snake had been lost as the air vent of its enclosure had been dislodged during Mr Yardley’s move, he added.“During the night, the python must have found its way up the enclosure to the air vent and pulled it off, which opened a hole. From this it escaped and made its way to the toilet.” After the snake’s appearance gained attention in the news and on social media, Mr Yardley telephoned the pet shop Scales and Fangs, whose owner, Rob Yeldham, had retrieved the python from the toilet.Mr Yeldham said: “After seeing the social media activity we received a few phone calls from people claiming the snake was theirs.last_img read more