Watch: Scary scenes! Mustafizur Rahman left bleeding after suffering blow to head

Updated - 18 Feb 2024, 04:12 PM

Mustafizur Rahman hit on the head
PC: Cricbuzz

During his training session with the Bangladesh Premier League franchise Comilla Victorians, Bangladeshi pacer Mustafizur Rahman was hit on the head. Rahman was struck on the head while practicing in the nets with captain Litton Das. Das hit a powerful shot which went onto hit him on the head. There was blood spilling from his head very soon after he was hit with the ball.

The video of the incident went viral on social media wherein the Comilla Victorians team were seen practicing. The players were getting ready for the Bangladesh Premier League games that were coming up. Mustafizur Rahman was standing close to the nets as well and it seemed he was offering some player advice. Litton Das was batting at the moment. The ball soon reached Rahman after Das struck a hard stroke. The ball struck him squarely in the head before he could get up.

Mustafizur Rahman was not able to stand up and hence was taken on the stretcher from the ground. Rahman is one of the lead pacers of the Comilla Victorians and has picked up a total of 11 wickets from 9 games at an average of 23.90. His best performance for his franchise has been 3/32.

He was treated with ice instantly whereas he was rushed to the hospital. Mustafizur Rahman is expected to miss the next Bangladesh Premier League match against Sylhet Strikers, the team will now have to regroup as a team and also think of playing without him.

Watch: Mustafizur Rahman hit on the head

“During practice a ball hit directly at the left parietal area (head) of Mustafizur Rahman. There was an open wound at his parietal area and we have worked with compression bandage to stop bleeding and immediately shifted him to Imperial hospital,” a media release issued by team physio SM Zahidul Islam Sazal stated, as quoted by Cricbuzz.

“After CT scan we are satisfied that he’s had only an external injury. There was no Intra-Cranial bleeding. Now surgical team has given him stitches to treat the open wound. Now he is under close supervision of Comilla Victorians team physio.”

Comilla Victorians are currently placed in the second spot in the Bangladesh Premier League 2024 points table. Victorians have won seven out of nine games whereas they have ended up losing 2 matches. With 14 points in their hands, Victorians would be one of the favorites to win the BPL 2024. however, it will be tough for them to make it possible without ace player Mustafizur Rahman.

The injury of Mustafizur Rahman is also a blow for the Indian Premier League franchise Chennai Super Kings. Rahman was picked up by the franchise in the IPL 2024 auction to strengthen the team’s bowling attack. However, the dates of the cash-rich league are yet to be announced, and Rahman shall get fit until then.

The Bangladesh team would also want Mustafizur Rahman to get fit as early as possible as he is very essential for the team in international cricket.

Mustafizur Rahman made his debut for Bangladesh during the IND vs BAN ODI series in 2o15. Rahman troubled the Indian batting lineup throughout the series and played a major role in helping the Bangla Tigers win the series. Rahman is majorly known for his slower balls and off-cutters that he bowls during the matches.

 

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