RCB vs DC: R Ashwin gets his chance but refrains from mankading, Ricky Ponting smiles

DUBAI: Ravichandran Ashwin on Monday avoided doing what he would intuitively do previously – Mankad the batsman after he had sponsored up excessively far at the non-striker’s end.

Rather, what the Delhi Capitals off-spinner did was grin wryly subsequent to getting Royal Challengers Bangalore opener Aaron Finch shy of the wrinkle during their Indian Premier League coordinate here. The bowler, however, cautioned the Australian.

In the burrow, Delhi Capitals mentor Ricky Ponting, who wound up at chances with Ashwin on the quarrelsome issue of Mankading in the approach the competition, additionally grinned. The occurrence occurred in the third over of Royal Challengers Bangalore’s innings, when Finch ventured way out of his wrinkle, however the prepared off-spinner Ashwin didn’t endeavor Mankading.

Before the beginning of the thirteenth IPL, Ponting had said that he had revealed to Ashwin that he dislike him to Mankad the non-striker in the competition.

The Delhi Capitals mentor, a legend of the game and an ardent pundit of the training named after previous India all-rounder Vinoo Mankad, had supported the senior India off-spinner when he inquired as to whether the batsman ought to likewise be punished for leaving his wrinkle at the non-striker’s end before a ball is conveyed.

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