Earlier within the day, Mathews had turn out to be the primary participant within the 146-year historical past of worldwide cricket to be given timed out as he had taken greater than the regulation two minutes to take strike when he got here out to bat.The 36-year-old cricketer confronted points together with his helmet, and after surpassing the time restrict, Shakib made an enchantment, main the umpire to rule the batsman out.
Mathews failed to achieve the crease throughout the stipulated time of two minutes. As per the MCC legal guidelines, a batsman is required to be ready to face the subsequent ball inside three minutes of a dismissal. Nevertheless, within the particular taking part in circumstances outlined for the ICC World Cup 2023, the time restrict for the incoming batsman is simply two minutes.
As quickly as Mathews picked up Shakib’s wicket, who bought out on 82, he gestured in direction of Bangladesh captain ‘timed out’ whereas pointing at his wrist as a send-off.
The ICC Cricket World Cup additionally posted the video on its Instagram deal with captioning, “Angelo Mathews calls time on Shakib Al Hasan’s stint on the crease.”
Former Indian opener Aakash Chopra got here up with a sarcastic publish on social media platform X, previously Twitter, and termed it as ‘Poetic Justice’.
World Cup 2023: Angelo Mathews turns into first ever participant to be timed out in cricket