Injured World Cup hero Mahmudullah ruled out of India series

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Dhaka, June 4: Bangladesh cricket team was today dealt a telling blow after its premier batsman and World Cup hero Mahmudullah Riyad was ruled out of the upcoming home series against India due to a fracture in left hand index finger that he sustained during a training session.

Series schedule

"Mahmudullah hurt the index finger on his left hand while attempting a catch during the training today.

File photo of Mahmudullah

X-rays revealed a fracture which usually takes three to four weeks to heal," team physiotherapist Baizidul Islam told reporters in Dhaka.

Bangladesh will play the one-off Test against India at Fatullah from June 10 followed by three-match ODI series, starting June 18.

PTI

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