Bengaluru, March 26: Rajasthan Royals’ Jos Buttler was mankaded R. Ashwin during their IPL clash against Kings XI Punjab on Monday, he became the first player to be out in this unusual fashion.
The Englishman Buttler was run out at the non-striker’s end by Kings XI skipper R Ashwin who claimed the Royals opener had left his crease before he could even load up into delivering the sixth ball of the 13th over of Royals’ 185-run chase in Jaipur.
Ashwin immediately appealed for the wicket and the third umpire was called into play even as the Kings XI skipper and Buttler had a heated exchange mid-pitch. Eventually, Buttler was given out, prompting mixed reactions from former cricketers and experts on social media.
On social media, Australian 10Daily’s senior reporter Josh Buttler was caught in the Twitter storm.
And here are the hilarious tweets