Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib al Hasan will miss the second and final Test of the ongoing series, in Dhaka, after failing to recover from an injury sustained during the first of the two ICC World Test Championship matches against the West Indies, Bangladesh Cricket Board said on Monday (February 8).
Shakib has been assessed and monitored continuously since suffering a strain on his left thing on the second day of the match in Chattogram and after careful consideration it has been confirmed that he will not be available for the second Test.
”Shakib will leave the team bio-security bubble this week and for the time being will be under the surveillance and treatment of the BCB medical in Dhaka as he continues to recover and consolidate his physical robustness,” said BCB in a statement.
The second Test gets underway at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Mirpur on 11 February. West Indies lead the series 1-0 after winning the first Test by three wickets.