Three cricketers of Bangladesh Emerging team injured in road crash

23 August, 2019 12:00 AM printer

Three cricketers of Bangladesh Emerging team were injured when a bus hit their microbus in front of Jahangirnagar University on Dhaka-Manikganj highway in Savar on Wednesday evening, reports UNB.

The injured junior Tigers were identified as Mehedi Hasan Rana, Zakir Hasan and Monir Khan.

Hasibul Hossain Shanto, Bangladesh Emerging Cricket team manager, said they safely returned to national academy in Mirpur after taking first aid in Savar.

Pace-bowler Mehedi got hurt on his chest, Zakir got head injury while Monir injured in his leg but they are out of danger, Shanto said.

Shanto said they were coming back to Dhaka from BKSP after playing the 2nd one-day match against touring Sri Lankan Emerging team on the day at BKSP.

Bangladesh Emerging team won the 2nd match by two wickets to level the series 1-1 featuring two fifties by Nazmul Hossain Shanto and Yasir Ali.

Both the teams will lock horns in the series deciding 3rd and last one-day match on August 24 at Sheikh Abu Naser Stadium in Khulna.

After the one-day series, both teams will play a two-match four-day series. The first four-day match will be held in Khulna while the second and the last match of the contest in Cox’s Bazar.