“Shakib was hit on his left index finger at the start of his innings but continued to bat with supportive taping and painkillers. He underwent an emergency X-ray in Delhi after the match, which confirmed a fracture in his left PIP joint,” said team physio Bayjedul Islam Khan.
Bangladesh captain Shakib Al Hasan has been ruled out of the ongoing ICC World Cup due to an injury to his left index finger sustained while batting against Sri Lanka in Delhi on Monday.
A Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) press release on Tuesday confirmed the news as Shakib was seen traveling along with the team members with a bandage on his left arm.
A post-match X-ray confirmed the fracture, which ruled him out of Bangladesh’s final match of the championship against Australia in Pune on November 11.
“Shakib was hit on his left index finger early in the game but continued to bat with supportive tapes and painkillers. He underwent an emergency X-ray in Delhi after the match which confirmed a fractured left PIP joint,” the physio said. of the Bayjedul national team. said Islam Khan.
“The recovery is estimated to take three to four weeks. He will go to Bangladesh today where he will start his rehabilitation,” he added.
Shakib, the world’s number one all-rounder, scored 82 off 65 balls to lead the team to a three-wicket win against Sri Lanka. Earlier, he took two wickets for 57 runs in a man-of-the-match performance.
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