Very very very very very arguably.
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Last edited by LongHopCassidy; 16-03-2013 at 05:36 AM.
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Cricinfo commentary asks:
Has the law changed or something? I though that you could only be runout before the bowler had entered his delivery stride. In this case Starc had not just entered his delivery stride but practically completed it before the ball hit the stumps! Is this wrong?How different would this have been had they appealed for that accidental mankading?
I've checked the laws:
So Dhawan couldn't have been given out, I think.15. Bowler attempting to run out non-striker before delivery
The bowler is permitted, before entering his delivery stride, to attempt to run out the non-striker. Whether the attempt is successful or not, the ball shall not count as one of the over.
If the bowler fails in an attempt to run out the non-striker, the umpire shall call and signal Dead ball as soon possible.
EDIT: Well cricinfo seems to think it's about "delivery swing", whatever that is...
Last edited by greg; 16-03-2013 at 05:53 AM.
Nah I'm sure you're allowed to mankad during delivery stride now.
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