Michael Clarke Backs Controversial 'Mankad' Run-Out

Interestingly, Australian captain Michael Clarke has come out to support Sachithra Senanayake's controversial run out of Jos Buttler.

updated: June 04, 2014 18:33 IST
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Sydney: Michael Clarke backs Senanayake in the 'Mankading' episode in 5th ODI. © AFP

Australian cricket captain Michael Clarke on Wednesday said he had no problem with a controversial run out rule that marred the fifth and final one-day international between England and Sri Lanka.

His England counterpart Alastair Cook insisted a "line had been crossed" after Sachithra Senanayake ran out England's Jos Buttler as the non-striker backed up at Edgbaston on Tuesday. But Clarke said the dismissal was in the rules.

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