Should 'Mankading' be allowed in the sport of cricket?
The Vinoo Mankad inspired 'mankading' rule has seen a couple of appearances since the turn of the century, with notable instances including India vs Sri Lanka in 2012 and England vs Sri Lanka in 2014. Despite it always being a point of debate among many, it is indeed a legitimate proposition that is here to stay for many years to come.
Sri Lanka's Lahiru Thirimanne eager to improve his Test batting record
Thirimanne acknowledges that he has to improve his Test batting average and strike rate and states that the Sri Lankan batsman should look at counter-attacking Ravichandran Ashwin to nullify the off spinner's threat.
Sri Lanka vs India: Ishant Sharma fined 65% match fees
Indian pacer Ishant Sharma has been fined 65% of his match fees for the 2nd Test between Sri Lanka and India for two instances of breaching the ICC Conduct of Conduct, according to an ICC press release.
Video: Ahmed Shahzad drops catch, but claims the wicket anyway
How he had hoped to convince the world that the ball had reached the crook of his elbow from his hands is anybody’s guess. It is hard to argue that it was an honest mistake too – the ball actually struck him on the chin on its way out from his hands.