Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal has a long way to go due to a left thumb injury. Although he has returned to practice for the last few days, he is not able to bat in full rhythm. As a result, there are fears about Tamim in the Test series against Pakistan. And not recovering from the injury, uncertain about the Test series against Pakistan.
It was said that the Bangladesh opener will prepare for the match with the fifth round of NCL starting from November 14. But the wait is getting longer. The matter has been confirmed by BCB physio Bayezid Islam.
Bayezid told reporters in Mirpur on Friday (November 12th)
The process of rehabilitating the fractured thumb of Tamim’s hand is now underway. About 2 weeks have passed since the rehabilitation. Improving. He is playing well day by day against spin bowling. Everything else is going well, including the range of motion. But he still doesn’t feel comfortable playing against Paes. So it can be said that he has not fully recovered yet. ‘
“Our plan was to play him in the fifth round of the NCL,” he added. At the moment it seems the NCL will not be able to play. But I will try to play in the sixth round. The situation so far has been one of fear. Still can’t say. I hope he recovers. ”
It is certain that Tamim is going to miss the first Test match against Pakistan. The Pakistan series will start on November 19 with a T20 match. Pakistan is coming to Bangladesh after 6 long years.
Pakistan is coming to Bangladesh after the World Cup.
He knew in advance. According to him, Babar Azam’s team was supposed to leave for Bangladesh the day after the final. However, they will fly to Bangladesh on Friday (November 12), the day after they were eliminated from Australia on Thursday (November 11).
The three-match T20 series will start from November 19. One week ago, Pakistan was leaving Dubai for Bangladesh. This was reported by Geo News, Pakistan’s leading media outlet.
Citing a statement from the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), Geo News reported that the entire squad will be in Bangladesh except for captain Babar Azam and veteran all-rounder Shoaib Malik.
If you enter Bangladesh, you will be able to go to the biological safety zone only if you do not pass the test. The Pakistan Cricket Board has already announced a 16-member squad for the T20 series. Where only Mohammad Hafeez was not included in the World Cup squad. He has been replaced by another all-rounder Iftikhar Ahmed. Pakistan will announce the squad for the Test series later.