Litton Das a doubt for Asia Cup after picking up hamstring injury

Litton Das has been dominated out for a month after struggling a hamstring harm throughout the first ODI in opposition to Zimbabwe in Harare. He was on 81 when he complained of ache whereas finishing a single and needed to be stretchered out.

“Litton Das damage his hamstring whereas batting within the first ODI. We despatched him for a scan throughout the match,” Muzadded Alpha Sany, Bangladesh physio, mentioned after their five-wicket loss. “He has a grade 2 muscle pressure. It takes three to 4 weeks to recuperate from such a harm. So we aren’t getting Litton [back] throughout this sequence.”

Bangladesh have known as up Mohammad Naim and Ebadot Hossain as replacements for the rest of the sequence. “The gamers will depart from Dhaka later at the moment and attain Harare forward of the second ODI of the three- match sequence on Sunday,” a BCB assertion* mentioned.

Litton’s layoff may have an effect on his look within the Asia Cup in the long run of August. Bangladesh’s group stage matches in opposition to Afghanistan and Sri Lanka are on August 30 and September 1.

Two different gamers additionally had harm considerations throughout the sport on Friday. Mushfiqur Rahim did not discipline after struggling a thumb harm throughout batting, whereas the ball struck Shoriful Islam flush on the knee after he missed a return catch from Harmless Kaia. Shoriful did come again to discipline, and even tried to bowl however needed to go away mid-way by means of his ninth over.

“Mushfiq bhai additionally damage his thumb whereas batting, however it’s nothing main,” Sany mentioned “He can hopefully play within the subsequent sport. Shoriful felt numb the place the ball struck him however we’re hopeful of excellent information concerning him tomorrow.”

Bangladesh are already with out Nurul Hasan, whose finger harm dominated him out of the Zimbabwe tour final week, and put him within the involved record for the Asia Cup too.

* The story was up to date following a BCB assertion on Saturday, August 6, 2022, at 10.15am GMT

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