Cricket

Kayes ruled out of second Test against Windies

2018-11-27 13:52
Imrul Kayes (Getty)

Cape Town - Bangladesh opening batsman Imrul Kayes has been ruled out of the second Test against West Indies, starting in Dhaka on Friday, with a shoulder and toe injury. 

The Tigers have decided not to call up a replacement so it is likely that Shadman Islam, who is already in the squad, will make his Test debut. 

Bangladesh chief selector Minhajul Abedin said: "The physio report says that Imrul has injured in his shoulder and toe. He will need 10 days for recovery." 

Shadman, 23, has a batting average of more than 46 after 42 first-class matches and has hit seven hundreds and 16 half-centuries. 

Bangladesh need only a draw in Dhaka to win the two-match Test series against the Windies after the Tigers beat their visitors by 64 runs in Chittagong. 

Bangladesh Test squad: Shakib Al Hasan (captain), Soumya Sarker, Mohammad Mithun, Mominul Haque, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mahmudullah, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Mustafizur Rahman, Taijul Islam, Nayeem Hasan, Ariful Haque, Khaled Ahmed, Shadman Islam

Read more on:    west indies  |  bangladesh  |  cricket

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

 
 
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter

English Premiership flutter

Take Sport24's "expert" tips at your peril...

Featured

The 2018/19 Absa Premiership season is in full swing. Will Mamelodi Sundowns retain their title? Or can one of Kaizer Chiefs, Orlando Pirates, Wits, SuperSport United - or another team perhaps - snatch glory from the Brazilians? Be sure to visit Sport24 for all the latest news!

Latest blogs
Vote

Following the Proteas' dire tour of India, how will their 4-Test series against England pan out?

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.