Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal has been dominated out of the two-match Test collection towards Pakistan owing to a thumb fracture.
Tamim, who final performed for Bangladesh in an ODI match towards Zimbabwe in July, had missed the complete T20 World Cup for the Tigers after he sustained a knee harm.
The left-handed batsman opted out of the match with a purpose to give probability to the younger openesrs like Mohammad Naim and Liton Das.
The finger has gone again into the cut up: Tamim Iqbal
Tamim, who can be Bangladesh’s ODI skipper, mentioned he realized he had a thumb fracture via X-ray reviews.
“The fracture had almost healed but my thumb remained swollen. So we wanted to have another X-ray, which revealed that there was a fracture,” Tamim was quoted as saying by ESPNCricinfo.
“Probably there were two, but it didn’t come out in the first scan. The finger has gone back into the split. I can’t move it. The whole process has to start again,” he added.
Pakistan tour of Bangladesh begins on November 19
With 4788 runs from 123 innings, Tamim is presently the main run-scorer for Bangladesh within the Test format. The southpaw additionally has 31 fifties and 9 tons of to his identify.
Bangladesh are scheduled to play three T20I matches towards Pakistan earlier than they take them within the two Test matches.
The tour begins on November 19 with all of the T20I matches being performed on the Shere Bangla National Stadium.
The first Test match will likely be performed between November 26-30 in Chattogram adopted by the second Test in Dhaka beginning on December 4.
Bangladesh certified within the T20 World Cup after ending second in Group B however misplaced all their Group 1 fixtures within the Super 12 stage.
Veteran all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan was dominated out in the midst of the match owing to a hamstring harm and his participation within the Pakistan collection additionally stays uncertain.
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