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  • That is, the bowler has to attempt the mankad/run out prior to entering the delivery stride, which essentially means the non-striker can start running well before the ball is delivered.

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  • Cricket jargon - to run out a non-striking batsman who is backing up too far as the bowler delivers the ball. Under modern rules it is difficult to mankad a batsman. This word records Vinoo Mankad who famously ran out Bill Brown in this way during India's 1947/48 tour of Australia.

    December 5, 2007