Mashrafe Mortaza suffers hand injuries in rickshaw accident

DHAKA: Bangladesh skipper Mashrafe Mortaza’s preparations for the One-Day International series against India have been disrupted by hand injuries sustained while riding to training in a cycle rickshaw.


The injury-prone paceman was traveling to the Sher-e-Bangla Stadium in Mirpur on Thursday morning when a bus shunted the rickshaw from behind.

“The good news is that his injuries are not serious,” Bangladesh team physiotherapist Baizidul Islam told the paper.

“But he will have to rest for now and cannot attend practice sessions.”

The 31-year-old was not part of the Test team to play India in Fatullah next week but was expected to lead the one-day side in the three-match series against the tourists in Dhaka later this month.