07 November 2023, 02:45 pm
Shakib Al Hasan injured his finger in the World Cup match against Sri Lanka. It is known that the World Cup journey of the captain of the Bangladesh team is over due to that injury. Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) confirmed this information in a statement.
Last yesterday (Monday) Shakib injured his left hand finger while bowling in his second over against the Lankans. However, he fulfilled his full bowling quota, taking a crucial 2 wickets. Then he played a great innings of 82 runs with the bat. Post-match reports said his World Cup journey was over. As a result, the Tiger captain is returning to the country today.
About Shakib’s injury, national team physio Bayezidul Islam said, ‘At the beginning of the innings, Shakib got hurt on his left index finger. Later he continued batting with tape on his hand and taking painkillers.’
“Later, after the match, an emergency X-ray was done on his hand in Delhi. It was confirmed that he had a tear in the pip joint of his left hand. Shakib will need three to four weeks to recover. Shakib is going back to the country to start the rehabilitation process today’, added this physio of BCB.
As a result, Bangladesh is not getting a regular captain in their last match in the World Cup. The Tigers will play against Australia on November 11. Shakib, who has not been able to play big innings throughout the tournament, got his first fifty yesterday. He also became the man of the match due to his all-round skills. After that, Bangladesh got big bad news!
Shakib was also injured at the beginning of the current World Cup. During the team’s football practice, he got pain in his leg. Although not in the warm-up matches, the world-class all-rounder played the opening three matches of the World Cup. Later, in the match against New Zealand, Shakib got injured again. Then he was not in the playing XI for the match against India.
During the World Cup, Shakib had earlier left the team in Dhaka on October 25. There was no less controversy about his visit. Later it is known that he came to Dhaka to work on batting with his childhood coach Nazmul Abedin Fahim who was suffering from runkhra. He also practiced in Mirpur for two days under Fahim. After cutting short the three-day holiday, the Tiger captain joined the team in Kolkata on the evening of the second day.