SL vs BAN: Angelo Matthews Misses Double Century, But Makes A Special Record

Sri Lanka’s legendary all-rounder Angelo Mathews has made a special record against Bangladesh on the second day of the first Test being played at the Zahoor Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chattogram. Let us tell you about this record of Angelo Mathews .

Special record was recorded in the name of Mathews

Sri Lankan batsman Angelo Mathews scored 199 runs on the second day of the first test of Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka. He scored 199 runs in 397 balls with the help of 19 fours and 1 six. In this match, Angelo Mathews missed his double century and with this he also recorded a special record in his name.

In fact, Mathews has become the first player in the world to get out for 99 and 199 runs in the history of 145 years of cricket. Earlier, Angelo Mathews was dismissed for 99 off 131 balls in the Test match played against India at the Brabourne Stadium.

Mathews’ name associated with these players

Angelo Mathews has become the 12th player to be dismissed for 199 after being dismissed for 199 in the very first Test against Bangladesh. Earlier Mudassar Nazar, Mohammad Azharuddin, Matthew Elliott, Sanath Jayasuriya, Steve Waugh, Younis Khan, Ian Bell, Steve Smith, KL Rahul , Dean Elgar and Faf du Plessis have done this feat. At the same time, the name of Angelo Mathews has also been added to this list.

Mathews missed double century

In the first Test of Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka being played in Chattogram, Angelo Mathews robbed the entire limelight by scoring 199 runs. Angelo Mathews missed out on scoring his double century by just one run. In fact, in the process of playing a big shot off spinner Naeem Hasan for his double century, Mathews played a shot at square leg where the ball reached Shakib Al Hasan’s hand and he thus missed his double century.

Let us tell you that Sri Lanka were all out for 397 runs in the first innings. At the end of the second day’s play, Bangladesh has scored 76 runs without losing a wicket. Mahmudal Hasan Joy 31 and Tanmim Iqbal are playing unbeaten on 35 for Bangladesh.

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