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IPL 2019: Twitter reacts to Ashwin-Buttler Mankad controversy

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Kings XI Punjab registered a victory in their first game against Rajasthan Royals today. A 14-run victory over the hosts gave the much required boost for the team who were lacking some spirits on the second half of 2018 season.

Though the team won, the behavior shown by the skipper Ravichandran Ashwin couldn’t be digested by many experts and cricket enthusiasts on the social media. While few were in support of the skipper that it was in accordance to the rules and regulations in cricket, a lot of them took a huge dig on him for such a bizarre instance on the field.

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It is to be noted that this was the first time this kind of incident has taken place in the cash rich league and the circketers and fans were taken back after the kind of incident witnessed today.

Buttler himself was too livod as he exchanged few words with Ashwin before leaving the field.

Twitter couldn’t stop speaking over this dismissal and this is how it responded :