Bangladesh wicket-keeper batsman Mushfiqur Rahim is set to miss the remainder of the Dhaka Premier League T20 tournament due to injury. Mushfiqur injured his left thumb during the match against Gazi Group Cricketers. Later a fine crack was found on his finger and as a result, Mushfiqur will not take a further part in the League. Abahani are standing in second place on the points table.
Bangladesh are scheduled to tour Zimbabwe for the limited-overs series next month. Before the tour, the doctor advised Mushfiqur to take at least one week rest to recover from the injury. Mushfiqur injured his finger while fielding against Gazi Group Cricketers. The ball thrown by the fielder hit straight on his finger.
However, Physio, Enamul Haque said that Mushfiqur has no worries about the Zimbabwe tour as he will be able to play from the very beginning of the series.
"He will not play in the Super League. However, there is no doubt about the tour of Zimbabwe. He will be able to go to Zimbabwe and play in Tests," said Abahani’s physio Enamul Haque.
Mushfiqur has played 13 matches for Abahani in this Dhaka Premier League. It is learnt that Mosaddek Hossain Saikat will lead Abahani in the rest of the league. Earlier, Shakib Al Hasan opted out of the ongoing Dhaka Premier League T20 Super League. The left-arm all-rounder has gone to the United States with his wife and children on leave.