Mushfiqur Rahim suffers right hand injury in nets

Bangladesh have been hit with an another massive injury scare as their star batsman Mushfiqur Rahim was hit by a ball while batting in the nets in Taunton ahead of the West Indies clash and promptly left the practice session.


Bangladesh team didn’t able to prepare themselves in the last 2 days for the next match as it was rain all over the day. So they began their first practice session on Saturday at 10 am local time at Somerset County Ground. But the practice session didn’t long too much with full speed as Mushfiqur injured his hand just after the 20 minutes of the practice session.

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From the beginning, Mushfiq was brushing up his batting in the nets and pacer Mustafizur Rahman was bowling at that time. But suddenly a ball from Mustafiz hit his right hand and promptly removed his glove. He then strolled off and was seeing his right forearm. He left the field and consult with the physio Thihan Chandramohan in the dressing room.

The seriousness of his injury hadn’t been informed yet. But Bangladesh media manager Rabeed Imam assured that the injury was not much serious. Except Mushfiq’s injury, there are also other injury concerns in Bangladesh group. Captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza has been struggling with a hamstring pain while Mohammad Saifuddin is suffering from a back issue for quite some time. Also all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan suffered a left thigh strain while batting during the ICC Cricket World Cup match against England in Cardiff.

Bangladesh will face West Indies in their next match on Monday, June 17 at County Ground Taunton in Taunton. Bangladesh are sitting at 7th position in the point table with 3 points in four matches.

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