‘I will be made villain’: Ashwin recalls when his Kings XI Punjab teammate refused to ‘Mankad’ in IPL 2019

Ever since R Ashwin ‘Mankaded’ Jos Buttler in an Indian Premier League (IPL) game between Punjab Kings (known as Kings XI Punjab at the time) and Rajasthan Royals during the 2019 edition, the debate over the ‘spirit of cricket’ attached to the mode of dismissal has resurfaced multiple times. While numerous players, current and former, […]

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Eight England players return home after suspension of IPL

Eight England players returned to London on Wednesday after the abrupt suspension of the Indian Premier League (IPL), with tournament organizers planning an airlift to Maldives or Sri Lanka for the stranded Australian cohort. Hours after the lucrative cricket league was suspended on Tuesday because of India’s COVID-19 crisis, the English members of the Delhi […]

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