logo
 
Sri Lanka all-rounder Angelo Mathews taunted Bangladesh captain Shakib Al Hasan after dismissing him in the second innings of the match between Sri Lanka and Bangladesh. Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh in the World Cup turned out to be yet another ill-tempered game between the Asian sides.

Playing in New Delhi, controversy erupted when Angelo Mathews was timed out in the first innings of the match. Bangladesh captain Shakib Al Hasan appealed for a dismissal against Mathews after he was not able to get ready to face the ball in 120 seconds of him coming into bat. Mathews's helmet strap had come off and the veteran all-rounder asked for a change of gear from the dressing room. While that was being brought into the field, Bangladesh appealed for Mathews's dismissal and the umpires after a long chat, gave the batter out. Mathews was left fuming with the decision but had no choice but to leave the



pitch.

In turn, Angelo Mathews became the first ever player in the history of cricket to get timed out.

Mathews took his revenge in the second innings of the match, dismissing Shakib Al Hasan in the 32nd over of the match. Shakib, batting at 82 off 65 balls, got a leading edge while trying to push the ball to the leg side and was caught by Charith Asalanka.

Mathews immediately pointed to his watch and stared at Shakib Al Hasan with a smile on his face, taunting the Bangladesh captain over his first innings antics. Shakib Al Hasan did not engage after the taunt and kept his head down while walking away.

At the time of writing, Bangladesh were 218 for 4 in 34.2 overs, chasing 280 runs vs Sri Lanka in New Delhi. Bangladesh were well placed to clinch the game, with heavy due falling at the Arun Jaitley Stadium in New Delhi.
No Comments For This Post, Be first to write a Comment.
Leave a Comment
Name:
Email:
Comment:
Enter the code shown:


Can't read the image? click here to refresh

Todays Epaper

English Weekly

neerus indian ethnic wear
Latest Urdu News

Do you think there should be a retirement age in politics?

Yes
No
Can't Say