Colombo : The Bangladesh team has suffered a huge blow before the match with India on Friday in the Super Four match of the Asia Cup being held in Sri Lanka. Bangladesh team’s senior batsman Mushfiqur Rahim will not be able to play in the sixth match of the Super Four and the match against India to be played at Sri Lanka’s R Premadasa Stadium on September 15 at 3 pm. The reason for this is that Bangladesh team’s batsman Mushfiqur Rahim has recently become the father of a child and Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has extended his leave by giving the benefit of paternity leave. After BCB extended the paternity leave of Mushfiqur Rahim, Bangladesh team seems to be stuck in a dilemma and will have to face a tough challenge with India on Friday.
Mushfiqur Rahim will spend time with family after the birth of the child
A report in news agency Bhasha has said that Bangladesh’s senior batsman Mushfiqur Rahim will not be able to play in the Asia Cup ‘Super Four’ match to be held against India on Friday. The reason behind this is said to be that Bangladesh Cricket Board has extended his leave to be with his family after the birth of his child. A statement issued by Mohammad Jalal Yunus, operational chairman of Bangladesh Cricket Board, said that Mushfiqur Rahim has informed us that his wife is still recovering and he wants to be with her and his children at this time. We understand their condition very well. Therefore, we have decided that he should be given leave for the match.
Senior batsmen will be in Dhaka on the day of Bangladesh’s match with India.
The agency’s report said that after hearing the news of the birth of his second child, Bangladesh team’s senior batsman Mushfiqur Rahim had left the matches of the Asia Cup tournament midway and returned home. However, it was expected that after meeting his child, senior batsman Mushfiqur would be able to return to Colombo and play the match against India on Friday, September 15, but after the BCB extended the paternity leave, the Bangladesh team Has suffered a severe blow. At present, on the day his team is playing the match with India in Colombo, he will be present in Dhaka with his family.
Bangladesh is out of the tournament after losing the Superfour match
Let us tell you that Bangladesh is to compete with India in the sixth match of the Super Four matches of the Asia Cup tournament. The sixth match of the Super Four will be played on Friday, September 15 at the R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo, the capital of Sri Lanka. This match will take place after 3 pm on Friday afternoon. The agency’s report said that the Bangladesh team has been out of the Asia Cup tournament after losing consecutive matches against Sri Lanka and Pakistan in the Super Four matches.
A look at the points table of Super Four
So far, about four matches have been played in the Super Four. During these matches, Team India remains on top with four points after registering a spectacular victory in two matches. At the same time, the host Sri Lankan team is in second place with two points after one win in two matches. The biggest thing is that India-Sri Lanka’s neighboring country Pakistan is at third position with two points in the Super Four matches held so far. The fourth-ranked Bangladesh team has not yet opened its account in the Super Four.