Bangladesh have suffered another setback ahead of the upcoming home series against Pakistan. After Mohammad Saifuddin and Shakib Al Hasan, now experienced opener Tamim Iqbal has been ruled out of this series due to a thumb injury. Tamim, who is believed to be looking to make a comeback in the Test series against Pakistan, began a net session last week to prepare for the series, but felt uncomfortable while batting against the fast bowlers and underwent an X-ray, in which A fracture was detected in his thumb.
Tamim can now turn to foreign specialists. Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) head selector Manhijul Abedin has confirmed Tamim was ruled out of the home series against Pakistan due to a thumb injury, saying that his thumb did not swell and that is why he had another X-ray. , in which it was found that there was a fracture in his thumb which was not detected earlier. It is noteworthy that earlier Mohammad Saifuddin was out of the entire series due to injury, while Shakib was out of the T20 series.
He suffered a hamstring injury during the ICC T20 World Cup 2021. The T20I series between Bangladesh and Pakistan will begin on November 19, with all three matches played at the Sher-e-Bangla Stadium in Dhaka’s Mirpur on November 19, 20 and 22 respectively, followed by two Tests at Chattogram and Mirpur. . The first Test will be played from November 26 to 30, while the second will be played from December 4 to 8.