Mushfiqur Rahim in motion throughout Asia Cup 2023© AFP
Bangladeshi batsman Mushfiqur Rahim will skip Friday’s Asia Cup Tremendous 4 match towards India to spend time together with his spouse and new child daughter, the cricket board mentioned Wednesday. Bangladesh is already out of the race for the September 17 closing after India defeated Sri Lanka by 41 runs in Colombo on Tuesday, within the match that may be a prelude to the upcoming ODI World Cup in India. Mushfiqur had returned to Bangladesh for the beginning of his second little one, born on Monday. He was initially anticipated to rejoin the workforce for the India match within the Sri Lankan capital Colombo. He’ll now stay in Dhaka, the Bangladesh Cricket Board mentioned.
“Mushfiqur has knowledgeable us that his spouse continues to be recovering, and he must be by her facet and with their kids,” BCB operations chief Mohammed Jalal Yunus.
“We absolutely perceive his state of affairs, and have determined to allow him to skip the sport.”
Skipper Shakib Al Hasan, who additionally returned house with Mushfiqur after their defeat towards Sri Lanka on September 9, rejoined the workforce in Colombo on Wednesday.
They are going to wrap up the marketing campaign with the India recreation, earlier than getting ready for a three-match collection towards New Zealand at house subsequent week.
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