Media Release: BANGLADESH IN SOUTH AFRICA 2017-Tamim Iqbal’s injury update

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Bangladesh opening batsman Tamim Iqbal has suffered an injury and has been ruled out of the second Test against South Africa which starts tomorrow in Bloemfontein.

National Team Physiotherapist Thihan Chandramohan said: “Following the first Test match Tamim underwent an ultrasound scan which demonstrated a grade 1 hip muscle strain. These findings coupled with his worsened clinical signs mean that he will be unavailable for selection for the second Test. 

“If his recovery goes to plan then we are hopeful that he will be fit for the first ODI on 15 October.”