IPL 2019: Jos Buttler says he was distracted in next two matches because of 'mankading' incident against Kings XI Punjab
The England batsman, playing for Rajasthan Royals in the IPL, was run out for 69 on 25 March by Kings XI Punjab skipper Ravichandran Ashwin as he backed up.
IPL 2019: Jos Buttler seeks clarity on 'Mankading' law; says grey area over a bowler releasing the ball creates confusion
Jos Buttler has broken his silence after falling victim to a controversial 'Mankad' dismissal in the Indian Premier League (IPL), calling for clarity in the laws of the game.
IPL 2019, RR vs KXIP: A look at Ravichandran Ashwin, Jos Buttler and the grey area of 'spirit of cricket' in Mankading
Jos Buttler has now been 'Mankaded' twice in his senior competitive career while Ravichandran Ashwin has hit the 'Bull's Eye' in his second attempt after an aborted one seven years back.
Here's a list of Leading bowlers who have been reported for illegal actions in international cricket following Pakistan off-spinner Saeed Ajmal's suspension.
Tests revealed he exceeded the allowed 15-degree flex in four deliveries considered to be suspect during the fourth match at Lord's.
The dismissal falls within law 42.15, which states: "The bowler is permitted, before releasing the ball and provided he has not completed his usual delivery swing, to attempt to run out the non-striker.
England batsman Jos Buttler was the victim of a rarely-enforced cricket rule when he was controversially run out while backing-up at the non-striker's end during the final one-day international against Sri Lanka at Edgbaston on Tuesday.