The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) chief medical officer, Debashish Chowdhury on Saturday confirmed confirmed that Mehidy Hasan is fine despite the thumb injury he picked up during the second Test against Australia. [বাংলায় পড়ু্নঃ শঙ্কামুক্ত মিরাজ, ফিট দক্ষিণ আফ্রিকা সফরের জন্য]
According to Debashish Chowdhury, the X-ray reports showed nothing wrong with off- spinner Mehedi Hasan’s finger. He added that the off-spinner should be fine in a couple of days.
Earlier, the 19-year old spinner sustained a blow to the right index finger while batting on the fourth day of the second Test against Australia, which ended in defeat for Bangladesh in Chittagong.
In the 55th over of Bangladesh’s second innings, a Pat Cummins bouncer cannoned off Mehedi’s gloves and struck his helmet, with the guard on the back of the helmet falling off because of the impact.
However, despite the injury Miraz continued to as that was his ninth delivery, and he played 45 deliveries after that. But was unable to bowl during Bangladesh’s defence of 86 runs in the fourth innings.
As Mehedi Hasan Miraz is fine now, he is likely to be part of Bangladesh’s next assignment against South Africa later this month, with the first tour game taking place from September 21.
– Nazmus Sajid Chowdhury, Contributor, bdcrictime.com.