Bangladesh registered their third win in the ongoing ICC World Cup 2019 by defeating Afghanistan with ease. But the team is still haunted by injury concerns to their key players and now injury to Mahmudullah has added to their woes. The Bangladesh batsman suffered an injury during the Afghanistan game and there are doubts over his recovery.
Mahmudullah suffers big injury
Instead he was taken to hospital for further scans which revealed the severity of his injury.
Bangladesh Physio Thihan Chandramohan made it clear on Tuesday that Mahmudullah has sustained a low grade calf injury. He explained that they will monitor his progress over the next few days with regards to his availability for the next World Cup match.
Not looking good for Mahmudullah, who’s suffered a Grade-1 tear on his calf! Will he be fit in time for ‘s next game on July 2?
— ESPNcricinfo (@ESPNcricinfo) June 25, 2019
Mahmudullah’s absence big loss of Bangladesh
The right-hand batsman has experience of 181 ODIs and has scored close to 4000 runs. In the World Cup, he is batting well and has got starts in all the innings. He scored a crucial knock of 46 not out against South Africa and slammed a hundred against Australia.
Bangladesh plagued with injury concerns
Apart from Mahmudullah, Bangladesh is having other injury concerns too. Shakib Al Hasan had hamstring issues while Mushfiqur Rahim had injured his finger. Skipper Mashrafe Mortaza was seen having fitness issues in some games too.