The Delhi Capitals coach Ricky Ponting is a staunch critic of the practice named after former India all-rounder Vinoo Mankad, backed the senior India off-spinner when he asked if the batsman should also be penalised for leaving his crease at the non-striker's end before a ball is delivered.
Ravichandran Ashwin ran Jos Buttler out during an IPL match in 2019 when the Englishman left the non-striker's end much before the delivery was bowled, triggering an age old 'spirit of the game' debate
The Indian Premier League was originally scheduled to start on March 29 in Mumbai but it was postponed to April 15 to contain the spread of the coronavirus, which has claimed more than 21,000 lives across the globe.
Opener Shikhar Dhawan (56 off 41 balls) laid the foundation with a fluent knock, then skipper Shreyas Iyer (58 off 49 balls not out) anchored Delhi Capitals's successful chase against Kings XI Punjab in their IPL match
Revered for his 'captain cool' demeanour, Chennai Super Kings captain MS Dhoni uncharacteristically lost his composure and rushed out of the dug-out to challenge umpire Ulhas Gandhe during their IPL 2019 match against Rajasthan Royals