Ashwin and I are on the same page: Ponting on running out non-strikers | Cricket News

DUBAI: Delhi Capitals head trainer Ricky Ponting says he’s at the “identical web page” as off-spinner R Ashwin relating to working out non-strikers for backing up too some distance prior to a ball is delivered.
Ashwin, who used to be within the highlight remaining IPL after disregarding Jos Buttler all the way through a Kings XI Punjab as opposed to Rajasthan Royals come across, did one thing that his present IPL trainer did not endorse.
Alternatively, Ashwin and Ponting have had an open dialogue right here over the mode of dismissal and via the previous Australian captain’s personal admission, they have got reached a not unusual flooring.
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“He (Ashwin) made me get on a podcast with him after I first arrived right here to have a excellent open chat about it,” Ponting advised Cricket.com.au.
“I feel we are each at the identical web page. He feels he did the whole lot within the laws and regulations of the sport and he is completely proper,” Ponting mentioned.
In truth, Ponting discovered common sense in Ashwin’s rationale.

“He is announcing, ‘What if it is the remaining ball of the IPL, what if I am bowling and the batting groups wishes two runs to win and the non-striker is charging midway down the wicket? What do you are expecting me to do’?
“There is a controversy there as neatly, however as I mentioned to him, I might be expecting that he would hang directly to the ball and now not Mankad and inform the batsman to stick in his crease subsequent time and spot if he is excellent sufficient to check out and shut the sport out for us.”
The batting nice, on the other hand, made it transparent that there’s no position for “dishonest” which is the case when non-strikers generally tend to again up too some distance.
“It mustn’t get to that level anyway, batsmen should not be dishonest. That is what batsmen are doing, batsmen are if truth be told dishonest via seeking to thieve a backyard or two right here or there. It is one thing that must be addressed.”
Ponting reiterated the desire for a run penalty for offenders.
“I feel one thing has to occur with the regulations of the sport to ensure batsmen cannot cheat and there indisputably should not be the …….. rule the way in which it’s,” he mentioned.
“I feel for those who usher in some form of run penalty for the batsman if they are intentionally leaving their crease and pinching flooring that may well be how one can pass about it.
“I am certain the ones discussions are going down nowadays as a result of I don’t believe it is a excellent glance at the recreation.
“I feel one thing goes to have to switch,” Ponting signed off.