Mathews hits back after being ‘Time Out’ victim, takes revenge by ‘showing the clock’ to Shakib

SL vs BAN, Time Out Controversy: The issue of Angelo Mathews becoming a victim of time-out became very heated in the 38th match of the World Cup 2023 between Sri Lanka and Bangladesh. The whole issue started when Shakib Al Hasan appealed. After that Mathews looked unhappy. He also talked to the umpire and was also seen talking to Shakib Al Hasan. But the Bangladesh captain had a very strange reaction to this. The debate has started once again on social media.

Then when Angelo Mathews came to bowl, he took the wicket of Shakeel Al Hasan. He scored 82 runs on 65 balls. Mathews brought success to the team by getting caught out by Aslanka. After this wicket, he was seen celebrating in a special way. He gestured by showing the watch in his hand and teased Shakib while going to the pavilion. This is how Angelo Mathews took revenge.

After all, what was the dispute about?
Talking about this, as soon as Angelo Mathews came to the crease after the wicket of Sadira Samarawickrama, the helmet was not in his hand properly. After this the substitute player arrived with another helmet. The umpire did not look happy with this, he talked to the Sri Lankan batsman. Bangladesh captain Shakib Al Hasan has been called for time out.

The umpire asked Shakib if he wanted to withdraw the appeal in the spirit of the game. Shakib had denied this. Umpires Richard Illingworth and Marais Erasmus gave him out. Mathews then explained to the umpire but he did not agree and dismissed him. Since then there has been a debate on this issue on social media.