Mushfiqur Rahim looked in pain as he left the net session and was later given ice on his right arm
Bangladesh are facing an injury scare ahead of the next match against the West Indies as wicketkeeper-batsman Mushfiqur Rahim was hit on the right arm while batting at the nets at Somerset County Ground in Taunton Saturday.
Bangladesh team resumed practice Saturday morning after a two-day break at Somerset County Ground.
After warming up and undergoing light fielding drills, the players went to the net session beside the center wickets.
Opener Tamim Iqbal, all-rounder Shakib al Hasan and Mushfiq were the first three batsmen who went to the net session.
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After a while, Mushfiq was hit on his right arm just below the elbow while facing a local net bowler.
Mushfiq looked in pain as he left the net session and was later given ice on his right arm.
According to a team source, his condition will be assessed Sunday ahead of the Windies game Monday.
The match between Bangladesh and the West Indies will start at 10:30am local time.