News International – Mustafizur ruled out of T20s against Afghanistan

DHAKA: Bangladesh fast bowler Mustafizur Rahman on Tuesday withdrew from next month’s Twenty20 series against Afghanistan in India because of an injured foot.

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  • Mustafizur ruled out of T20s against Afghanistan DHAKA: Bangladesh fast bowler Mustafizur Rahman on Tuesday withdrew from next month’s Twenty20 series against Afghanistan in India because of an injured foot.
  • Mustafizur complained of pain after joining the national training camp last week, at the end of the Indian Premier League (IPL) in which he played for Mumbai Indians.
  • “Subsequent tests have revealed a crack on his left big toe which will sideline him for a few weeks,” said a Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) statement.
  • “It takes around three to four weeks to recover from such injuries and therefore he can’t play against Afghanistan,” BCB senior physician Debashis Chowdhury said in the statement.


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