India off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin on Tuesday came up with a unique suggestion to ‘restore balance’ for bowlers in cricket. Ashwin garnered lot of media attention last year after he ‘Mankaded’ Jos Buttler during an IPL game between Kings XI Punjab and Rajasthan Royals.
The debate over whether dismissing a batsman in this fashion is in the spirit of the game or not became a discourse over the next couple of months, but Ashwin has always been resolute towards his point that he did nothing that is against the rules.
On Tuesday, in a series of tweets, Ashwin came up with the idea to develop a technology which can spot if a batsman is backing up before the bowler bowls a ball.
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