Shakib out for three weeks due to injury

Due to finger injury, the no.1 ODI all-rounder, Shakib Al Hasan has to stay away from the field for three weeks.

Shakib Al Hasan out of Finger InjuryShakib Al Hasan suffered an injury on his left hand’s thumb when he played in the Caribbean Premier League. [Watch Video Clip: Roof Breaking Six by Tamim Iqbal]

The chief sports medical doctor of Bangladesh Cricket Board, Debashish Chowdhury said, “During a practice session in CPL on 18th August, Shakib got an injury on his left thumb. His X-ray has been done here. We detected a delicate fracture. He has to be out of the field for at least three weeks.”

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After playing in England at Friends Life t20 and then attending the CPL t20, Shakib returned to Bangladesh on Monday. He said that he wanted to keep him active and fresh for the busy upcoming season by staying away from cricket for few days.

Shakib was selected by Kalabagan Krira Chakra in the Dhaka Premier Division cricket league after the auction held last Sunday. According to BCB’s announcement, the league will begin on 3rd September.