Published:  01:00 AM, 17 May 2019

Shakib's injury not serious: BCB chief selector Minhazul

Shakib's injury not serious: BCB chief selector Minhazul Shakib fall down on the field after sustaining strain on his left side while batting on 50 against Ireland. -Collected

The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) chief selector Minhazul Abedin and team manager confirmed on Wednesday (May 15) that there is no serious issue with Shakib Al Hasan despite the all-rounder retiring hurt in their last league match against Ireland of the ongoing tri-series.

Shakib, the ace all-rounder left the field after sustaining strain on his left side while batting on 50. He was seen taking a medicine offered by physio Thian Chandramohan after he seemed to have struggled while leaving the crease. His pain had recurred after he pulled a short ball off Joshua Little. According to agency.  "He did not sustain any serious injury as far as we are concerned," BCB chief selector Minhajul Abedin told Cricbuzz.

We did not want to take any risk with him so we opted to bring him back but we are confident that he will be fine soon." In a show of sheer domination, Tigers beat Ireland by six wickets to get a psychological boost ahead of their tri-nation series final clash against Windies. Shakib was earlier ruled out of the three-match ODI series against Kiwis and the following two Tests after sustaining a finger injury during the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) final.


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