Mathews becomes the first to be dismissed timed out in international cricket. A broken helmet strap led to the SL batter being dismissed in unusual fashion

Angelo Mathews became the first player ever to be timed out in international cricket after he asked for a helmet change after walking onto the pitch,

During his final preparations before taking strike against Shakib Al Hasan.

Mathews was yet to put on the new helmet, and Karunaratne was still standing near the pitch when Mathews was informed by Erasmus that he had been timed out.

The ICC Playing Conditions stipulate that the batter must be ready to receive the ball within two minutes, which Mathews clearly was not.

Shakib at the top of his mark, ready to bowl.

His dismissal left Sri Lanka in significant trouble, at 135 for 5. Charaith Asalanka then scored a hundred though, to help his side recover to 279.