Bangladesh all-rounder Mahmudullah Riyad on Sunday was shifted to a local hospital after suffering a back injury when he was training being as a part of national fitness camp at the Sher-e-Bangla Stadium in Mirpur. (Read Here: Mashrafe Bin Mortaza Tips Bangladesh To Do Well In South Africa).
Sportzwiki has learned that Mahmudullah, who has been a strong force to reckon in the Bangladesh’s national setup, complained about a strain on his waist and severe pain in his back muscle before the BCB management shifted the experienced campaigner for the immediate check-up.
The reports revealed 31-year-old Mymensingh-born batsman was taken to the hospital while sweating out during the practice session at the Tigers national stadium.
The initial reports revealed Mahmudullah was performing the weight lifting training in the gym, as a part of his rigorous exercise being as a professional cricketer to meet the standards of the fitness.
The national camp was organised for players to stay fit for the rest of the reason which includes a full-fledged tour to South Africa in the latter quarter of the year.
The BCB media manager Rabeed Imam revealed for the precautionary measure Mahmdullah was shifted to the hospital, as the preliminary reports will suggest whether it’s is the major injury to worry about or not.
Mahmdullah is scheduled to undergo few scans which will further decide about his participation in the current season for his national side.
The initial reports of the scans examined by doctors at the first instance will then be dispatched to the BCB’s administration.
Interestingly, Bangladesh is scheduled to face Australia in the two-match Test series which will be beginning from August 27, as the tour is further subjected to clearance after Australian players are left unemployed owing to the long-standing impasse over a pay dispute between Australia Cricketers’ Associations and Cricket Australia.
Mahmudullah, who spun the web with his off-spin bowling, has featured in 145 One-day Internationals in which he has scored 3,155 runs and bagged 70 wickets.
Rising against the tide in the domestic set-up in Bangladesh, Mahmudullah has played 58 Twenty20 Internationals, as he amassed 810 runs while settling with 22 wickets.
In 33 Tests, Mahmudullah has registered 1,809 runs in Tests which further saw him taking 39 scalps after donning the national jersey in 2007.