Published by: Krishanu Mazumder | Posted: November 6, 2023 5:02 pm| Updated: November 6, 2023 6:47 pm
News Daily Digital Desk: In this way, someone can be out! Sri Lankan cricketer Angelo Mathews got out without playing a ball in Bangladesh-Sri Lanka match. Did he have to be out like this for not knowing the rules? The dismissal of this Sri Lankan star batsman can be controversial. The fact is, Angelo Mathews is the first batsman to be ‘timed out’ in international cricket. Mathews got out without playing a single ball.
what happened The helmet that the Sri Lankan senior cricketer was playing in was not right. There was something wrong with the helmet strap. The strap was torn. Mathews can be seen saying something towards the dressing room. Another helmet was also brought for him. It takes a lot of time to get that helmet. Bangladesh cricketers applied for ‘timed out’ against Angelo Mathews. Mathews was out by this rule.
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According to Rule 40.1.1 of the MCC Laws, “After a batsman is dismissed or retired, the batsman who comes in or another batsman shall be ready to face the next ball within 3 minutes. Otherwise, the batsman who is coming down will have to be timed out.”
But according to the rules of the World Cup, in this case 2 minutes is allotted to the batter. He took more than 2 minutes. In view of Bangladesh’s appeal, the umpires gave Mathews ‘timed out’. Mathews was seen throwing away his helmet on his way back from the out.
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