Sri Lanka was eradicated from World Cup semifinal competition by Bangladesh and Angelo Mathews grew to become the primary batter to be timed out in worldwide cricket late Monday night time.
- Sri Lanka’s Angelo Mathews grew to become the primary batter to be dismissed for being timed out in worldwide cricket
- A batter has two minutes to make it to the crease to face the primary ball after a earlier batter has been dismissed
- Mathews was ready for a brand new helmet after he realised on the stroll out that his was damaged
Bangladesh gained by three wickets with almost 9 overs to spare and ended a six-match shedding run.
Najmul Hossain Shanto (90) and skipper Shakib Al Hasan (82) who stood by his timed out attraction towards Mathews, featured because the Bangladesh prime order lastly clicked to succeed in 282-7 in 41.1 overs.
Sri Lanka was all out for 279 and propped up by Charith Asalanka’s sensible 108.
Mathews wasn’t able to face his first ball inside two minutes of the earlier dismissal — as stipulated by the match guidelines — after his helmet strap broke and he referred to as for a alternative helmet.
By the point a teammate ran out with a brand new helmet, greater than three minutes had elapsed. On-field umpires Marais Erasmus and Richard Illingworth instructed Mathews he was timed out. Shakib additionally appealed for him to be timed out.
“Certainly one of our fielders got here to me and mentioned that if I appealed, he can be out, it is within the legal guidelines,” Shakib mentioned.
“I do not know if it is proper or incorrect, (however) I felt like I used to be at a conflict so no matter I needed to do, I did it.”
Mathews, as a bowler, gave Sri Lanka a sniff when he dismissed Shakib and Shanto in consecutive overs to finish a beefy 169-run stand off 149 balls between the 2 Bangladesh left-handers, however the tailenders hung in to see them residence.
Mathews ought to have dismissed Shakib on 7 within the eleventh over, however Asalanka dropped a sitter at brief further cowl.
Shakib and Shanto made their match-winning stand whereas dew was making it troublesome to grip the moist ball. They scored at a fast tempo earlier than Asalanka made amends very late when he held onto the vanguard off Shakib’s bat.
Shanto hit 12 fours in his 101-ball knock earlier than he was clear bowled by Matthews. He additionally made an unbeaten 59 in Bangladesh’s opening win towards Afghanistan however adopted with solely 28 runs throughout the following six video games.
“We needed to bat deep, fortunately we bought a giant partnership,” Shakib mentioned.
“Shanto and I utilized ourselves very well, we’d have liked to complete it early with lesser wickets (misplaced), however a win is a win.”
Left-arm quick bowler Dilshan Madushanka picked up 3-69 to be the main wicket-taker of the World Cup with 21.
Madushanka, who picked up the wickets of openers Tanzid Hasan and Litton Das contained in the batting powerplay, clean-bowled Musfiqur Rahim in his return spell, however Towhid Hridoy made an unbeaten 15 with two pulled sixes to get Bangladesh residence.
Earlier, Pathum Nissanka and Sadeera Samarawickrama each made 41 runs every however could not convert good begins and fell to Shakib’s left-arm spin. Sri Lanka slumped to 135-5 halfway by its innings. Matthews’s exit within the rarest of fashions dissatisfied skipper Kusal Mendis.
“When Mathews got here to the crease, there have been 5 seconds left and he came upon in regards to the strap of the helmet. It was an gear failure,” Mendis mentioned. “It is disappointing that the umpires could not step in and make good resolution.”
Asalanka revived Sri Lanka in a 78-run stand with Dhananjaya de Silva, who made 34. Asalanka raised his second ODI hundred off 101 balls. He hit 5 sixes and 6 boundaries earlier than holing out within the deep within the penultimate over towards seamer Tanzim Hasan.
Hasan took 3-80 whereas quick bowler Shoriful Islam and Shakib took two costly wickets every.
“Charith performed a superb innings, however we had been 30-40 runs brief,” Mendis mentioned. “We had a few accidents (earlier than the World Cup) and that was the rationale we had so many newcomers. However we additionally made errors. Had we performed higher cricket, we’d have a greater probability of coming into the highest 4.”
Bangladesh gained its opening recreation towards Afghanistan then misplaced six consecutive video games. It moved to seventh forward of Sri Lanka on web run-rate as each groups vie for a top-seven end to qualify for the 2025 Champions Trophy together with host Pakistan.
Bangladesh faces Australia in its final round-robin recreation on Saturday whereas Sri Lanka will meet New Zealand on Thursday.
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