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Angelo Mathews first to be ‘timed out’ in worldwide cricket

New Dehli: Sri Lanka’s Angelo Mathews earned the doubtful distinction of being the primary ever participant in worldwide cricket to be ‘timed out’ in Monday’s World Cup match in opposition to Bangladesh on the Arun Jaitley Stadium.

Former Sri Lanka captain Mathews walked in after the autumn of Sadeera Samarawickrama within the twenty fifth over of the Sri Lankan innings however discovered the chinstrap of his helmet damaged earlier than he might take guard in opposition to bowler Shakib Al Hasan.

Sri Lanka’s Angelo Mathews, right, talks to umpires after he was declared timed out during the World Cup match between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka.

Sri Lanka’s Angelo Mathews, proper, talks to umpires after he was declared timed out in the course of the World Cup match between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka.Credit score: AP

Mathews eliminated his helmet and gestured to the dressing room asking for a substitute helmet because the clock ticked by.

Below the event’s enjoying circumstances, a brand new batter must be able to face the ball inside two minutes however Mathews was seen nonetheless ready for teammate Chamika Karunaratne to run in with a brand new helmet.

Shakib was seen chatting with umpire Marais Erasmus earlier than making an attraction and the batter was adjudged timed out.

Mathews remonstrated with the umpires for some time earlier than leaving the pitch shaking his had in dismay and threw his helmet quickly after crossing the boundary.

“My level is that Mathews’ dismissal was not good for the spirit of cricket,” Sri Lanka’s Charith Asalanka, who smashed a century within the match, instructed the broadcasters.

Former Bangladesh captain Athar Ali Khan echoed the identical view whereas commentating on the match.

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