New Delhi — Spin legend Shane Warne led criticism of India’s Ravichandran Ashwin on Tuesday after a controversial run-out that put cricket’s unloved “Mankad” dismissal in the spotlight. Warne was among a number of leading figures to fault the Kings XI Punjab captain who, coming in to bowl in the Indian Premier League, checked his run as Rajasthan Royals batsman Jos Buttler left his crease, and whipped off the bails. The rarely used dismissal is within the laws of the game but critics say it is unsportsmanlike and not in the spirit of the deeply traditional sport. Warne, a member of the MCC World Cricket Committee, called for India’s cricket board, the BCCI, to take action against Ashwin, who was unrepentant about the incident after Punjab’s 14-run win. “As captain of your side you set the standard … Why do such a disgraceful and low act like that tonight?” the Australian tweeted. “You must live with yourself and FYI — it’s too late to say sorry Mr Ashwin. You will be remembered for ...

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