Bangladesh ODI skipper Mashrafe hospitalised with dengue

Indo Asian News Service / 09 October 2015

Dhaka, Oct 9 (IANS) Bangladesh One-Day International (ODI) skipper Mashrafe bin Mortaza was on Friday hospitalised after being diagnosed with dengue fever.

Mashrafe was taken to the Apollo Hospital, reports “He still has high fever,” a friend of Mortaza told He will not be able to play matches in the national league’s third round because of the illness.

Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) physician Debashish Chowdhury said they were yet to get details of his condition. “It’s been confirmed that he has been diagnosed with dengue,” he said. “I’ve spoken with the doctor at the hospital.”


Mashrafe’s one-year-old son Sohel, too, has been suffering from high fever for the past several days. Mashrafe had high fever on Thursday afternoon after attending to his son overnight.

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