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Shakib uncertain for home series against Pakistan


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Bangladesh Ace all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan was ruled out due to a hamstring injury from the ongoing T20 World Cup in UAE after Bangladesh's match against West Indies.

Shakib is now also uncertain for the Pakistan series at home as he could not recover quickly.

Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) chief physician Debashish Chowdhury confirmed the matter to the media. He said it will take 2-3 weeks for Shakib to get fit.

Shakib after picking up the injury returned to the family in USA.

Bangladesh have lost all of their five super 12 stage matches in the World Cup. Bangladesh cricket team are returning home today [Friday] as four players, skipper Mahmudullah, middle-order batsman Mushfiqur Rahim, opener Liton Kumar Das and pacer Taskin Ahmed will stay at UAE and will return later.

Earlier, Mohammad Saifuddin who got injured after the match against England went back home.

Bangladesh will play a three-match T20I series against Pakistan at home and the first match will take place on November 19 at SBNS, Mirpur.