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BAN vs SL: Watch – Angelo Mathews Welcomes Shakib Al Hasan On Field With Heated Words

The veteran Sri Lanka National Cricket Team all-rounder Angelo Mathews welcomed the Bangladesh National Cricket Team captain Shakib Al Hasan on the crease with some harsh words.

The ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 match between the Asian rivals – Sri Lanka and Bangladesh – is currently underway at the Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi on Monday, November 6.

A controversial incident happened in the match that has overshadowed all the action taking place in the game. Sri Lanka all-rounder Mathews was declared timed out after the appeal from Bangladesh captain Shakib Al Hasan.

After walking onto the pitch, Angelo Mathews asked for a helmet change as the strap of his helmet broke just as he was tightening it around his chin.

Mathews called for a replacement helmet, which was brought in by Chamika Karunaratne, and that was when Shakib Al Hasan appealed for timed out dismissal. The on-field umpires after a lengthy discussion declared the all-rounder out.

The Sri Lankan veteran tried to explain to the umpires as well as Shakib Al Hasan about his helmet issue, but he was forced to walk to the dugout after Bangladesh skipper refused to withdraw his appeal.

Watch – Angry Angelo Mathews Welcomes Shakib Al Hasan With Harsh Words

The Bangladesh skipper Shakib Al Hasan came to bat at no.4 for his side after the dismissal of star batsman Litton Das. Litton was dismissed by Dilshan Madushanka on the second ball of the 7th over.

As the left-handed batter Shakib Al Hasan came to the crease, Angelo Mathews, who was furious with his dismissal, came near the Bangladesh skipper and passed on some heated words. Shakib didn’t react and he simply ignored the all-rounder.

Watch The Clip Here:

The battle between the duo continued when Mathews came to bowl to Shakib in the 11th over. On the second ball of the over, the Sri Lanka all-rounder bowled a length ball that Shakib tried to smash over covers but missed. Following this, Mathews had some words to share with Shakib.

Watch The Clip Here:

On the third ball of the 11th over, Angelo Mathews almost won the battle against Shakib, but Charith Asalanka dropped a catch at short cover.

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