Mominul to undergo surgery in Dubai

Sports Correspondent

5 December, 2020 12:00 AM printer

Mominul to undergo surgery in Dubai

Bangladesh Test skipper Mominul Haque is all set to go under the scalpel in Dubai on December 8 for his thumb injury which ruled him out of the ongoing Bangabandhu T20 Cup.

A Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) official said on Friday that they have decided to send Mominul to Dubai and waiting for the approval of the visa required to travel to Dubai

The left-handed batsman had applied for the visa and expecting to receive it by December 6.

“We have decided to send him to Dubai considering there is no quarantine rule in place there unlike England and Australia,” BCB chief physician Debashish Chowdhury told reporters on Friday.

A close source in BCB confirmed The Daily Sun that he is expected to undergo operation on December 8 and would be eyeing to be make himself available ahead of the upcoming home series against West Indies. 

Mominul injured his finger while playing for Gazi Group Chattogram against Gemcon Khulna at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium on November 28.

Mominul injured his finger while fielding but did not feel any pain and as a result came into bat but after returning to hotel condition of his finger started to deteriorate.

West Indies are due to visit in January 2021 for a tour comprising three Tests, three ODIs and two T20Is during their stay.