New Delhi: India won the third ODI against England and it became the matter of headline for the ‘mankad’ run out that Deepti Sharma pulled off in game.
While many fans calling it ‘against the spirit of the game,’ Deepti Sharma has received huge support from all around the world for her actions including from formal sources.
What is Mankad and how does it make difference?
The term ‘Mankad’ represents the run out that is done when the batter at non-striker end leaves the crease before the delivery. In the third ODI against England, Deepti Sharma pulled this off to dismiss English player Charlie Dean during the dramatic climax of the game.
Users slam Deepti Sharma for not having ‘spirit of game’
This type of run-our have been seen in the past but they have been tagged as ‘against the spriit of the game.’ Earlier, Indian cricketer Ravichandran Ashwin was also involved in one such incident. However, when Chris Gayle has presented a different image when he just acted like he would run out the player but didn’t do it.
Deepti Sharma receives supports
Indian cricketer looked confident and said with her actions that it wasn’t wrong. Later she was supported by her captain Harmanpreet Kaur in the post-conference. MCC had put this practice in fair game category this march. Along with that, ICC has also stamped this as correct and the rules will implemented from October 1st.