Shakib Al Hasan injury: In a massive update, star Bangladeshi all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan has been ruled out for the remainder of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 due to a hamstring injury. This is a huge blow for the Mahmudullah-led Bangladesh team as they have not performed really well in the ongoing Super 12 stage of the mega event. Bangladesh qualified for the Super 12 stage after having registered two impressive wins during the Qualifiers.
Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan sustained a hamstring strain during the last match against West Indies at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium. He managed to score just 9 runs and was also seen limping while batting during the second innings of the match. He actually pulled off his hamstring during the fifth over of the match while chasing a ball in the field after which he also went off in the dressing room for some treatment.
“Shakib sustained a left lower hamstring strain while fielding during the match against the West Indies. In clinical examination it was diagnosed as an injury of Grade 1 intensity,” said chief physician of the BCB, Debashish Chowdhury.
“He is ruled out from participation in the last two matches of the tournament and until further review,” he added.
Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan has not had the best of performances in the last two games against West Indies and England. However, the left-hander has scored a total of 131 runs and taken 11 wickets from 6 games in this T20 World Cup.
After suffering a heartening loss at the hands of defending champions West Indies have almost knocked out the Bangladesh side from the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021. Bangladesh lost their opening match against Scotland and then made a strong comeback by defeating Oman and Papua New Guinea in order to qualify for the Super 12 stage. However, the Mahmudullah-led team have lost all of their three matches against Sri Lanka, England and West Indies so far in this Super 12 round.
Bangladesh are scheduled to face South Africa and Australia in their last two matches in the ongoing tournament on 2 and 4 November respectively.
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