| On Aug 4, 2021 12:39 PM IST

ICC World Cup 2019: Injury Scare for Bangladesh ahead of Afghanistan fixture


Bangladesh all-rounder Mehidy Hasan has been hit on the head during a training session. Mehidy was in the middle of an interview, on the sidelines of the practice session, when the incident occurred.

Mehidy Hasan has scored 30 runs in the four innings of the tournament. He had claimed five wickets in the five matches he has also played for the Tigers, he has been the team’s most valuable bowler as he has owned runs at an economy rate of 5.59.

Seemingly Mehidy Hasan wanted to continue batting in the nets but he was not allowed to play.

Bangladesh can breathe a sigh of relief

Bangladesh head coach Steve Rhodes confirmed that Hasan is fine at the moment. However, his participation in the match will depend on the final injury report.

Mehidy Hasan is fine after he was hit on the head in the practice session. However, concussion reports are still awaited. The off-spinner was hit on the head on Sunday which had given an injury scare to Bangladesh. The incident happened when Sabbir Rahman played a pulled shot and Hasan was hit on the side of the head.

Rabeed Imam the media manager of BCB also said that the injury to the offspinner is the major matter for the Bangladesh’s team perforate with fitness worries.

Mohammad Saifuddin and Mosaddek Hossain missed the game against Australia due to a back twitch and also hurt shoulder respectively, while Mushfiqur Rahim, Tamim Iqbal and Mashrafe Mortaza are all having injuries as well.


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