Often, it takes a special effort in Cricket to be remembered even after the match has ended. However, Ravichandran Ashwin mankading Jos Buttler in Monday's match has not only divided the Cricket experts and fans, but has also set Twitter on fire. #AshwinMankads is the top trending topic in India on Twitter, and it has already been more than 12 hours since the match finished. The incident gave ample fodder to makers of memes on social media which are doing the rounds on social media. Watch Video of The Jos Buttler Run Out By R Ashwin Here.
In the Monday's match between Kings XI Punjab vs Rajasthan Royals, Ashwin run out Jos Buttler when the batsman seemed to be taking the game away from the Kings XI. KXIP beat RR by 14 runs | Kings XI Punjab vs Rajasthan Royals Live Cricket Score 4th T20 Match.
Ashwin paused for a while before delivering the ball and took off the bails just as Buttler left the crease to effect a controversial dismissal. A number of memes were formed after that. R Ashwin Mankads Jos Buttler in IPL 2019: Spinners' Act Divides Cricket World as Former Players Debate Rules and 'Spirit of the Game' as Kings XI Punjab Beats RR at Jaipur.
Read Some of the Tweets Below:
Ashwin Before and After Moment:
Pic 1 : Ashwin before
— Pakchikpak Raja Babu (@HaramiParindey) March 25, 2019
Fans have been calling Ashwin names after the run-out:
— Prince 🇮🇳ᴰᵉˡʰᶦ ᶜᵃᵖᶦᵗᵃˡˢ (@iPrince55) March 25, 2019
Fans remembered a scene from Hera Pheri:
— Draculla (@bat__soul) March 25, 2019
And this one takes the cake:
bhai ashwin ne to badla liya h pic.twitter.com/NYSBAPERDY
— thanos thakur (@ThankosT) March 25, 2019
There are just too many memes to list all of them here. The above was a selection of just a few memes. Kings XI Punjab won the match by 14 runs and beat the Rajasthan Royals in Jaipur on Monday but the mankading incident dominated the headlines.