Shakib starts batting practice, hopes to join in action soon

Cracked his finger on 27th of January in a home match, Shakib Al Hasan was not only thrown out of rest of the match but also had to skip two international schedules of Bangladesh lately – the bilateral Test and T20I series against Sri Lanka and the Nidahas Trophy.

Shakib flies to Australia for better treatment

Treated twice in Thailand and Australia, Shakib Al Hasan returned in the net practice and for the first time in nearly two months, the world number one all-rounder moved with the bat.

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During the match interval of the Premier League, Shakib knocked at the Shere Bangla National Stadium before practicing in the bowling machine.

BCB Physio Debashish Chowdhury informed, “Shakib is relieved from pain mostly. The recovery rate is quite impressive. If he could continue like this, we hope him watching to play matches within 7 to 10 days. But to achieve match fitness will require time.”

With much hopes to join in the Nidahas Trophy camp, Shakib started fitness training but painful ploys threw him out of action. By the Bangladesh squad fly for Sri Lanka, Shakib off to the way to Sydney where he visited Doctor Greg Hoy. The Sydney based surgeon informed that Shakib will not require any surgery, an injection can repair the damaged finger.

Bangladesh will play their next match in the Nidahas Trophy against India in Wednesday (14 January).

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