The Daily Star – Bangladesh – Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) chief selector Minhajul Abedin has chimed in on the issue of cricketers suffering injuries while playing football, saying that something will have to be done about it.

Summary

  • Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) chief selector Minhajul Abedin has chimed in on the issue of cricketers suffering injuries while playing football, saying that something will have to be done about it.
  • Mushfiqur sprained his ankle while playing a warm-up game of football on the last day of the Bangladesh Cricket League fourth-round game in Bogura, while Nasir is out for six months with torn knee ligaments sustained during a game of football after attending a friend’s wedding in Sirajganj.
  • BCB chief physician Debashish Chowdhury also warned last week that the players play the warm-up games of football with too much intensity and that it is perhaps better to warm up by playing tennis or badminton.
  • The next A team assignment is a home series against Sri Lanka A, and Minhajul said that there will be a mixture of experience and youth.
  • When reminded that the A team has a home assignment, he said: “Since the A team match is on home soil, we will think about it and let you know next week.


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