Mathews, then within his crease, was not intending to take a run.

Taijul admitted the offence and accepted the sanction proposed by match referee Chris Broad so there was no need for a formal hearing.

Taijul was also handed a demerit point.

Mathews was unbeaten on 58 at the end of the rain-hit third day, guiding Sri Lanka to 282-5 in their first innings in response to Bangladesh's 365.

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