May 16, 2011, 21:15 | Update: May 16, 2009, 21:54
Bangladesh will face the West Indies in the final of the tri-series tomorrow. All the players of Bangladesh team performing well in the whole series are in good form. Cricketers are giving their best in both batting and bowling divisions. Tigers, who won 292 runs against hosts Ireland on Wednesday, won their first win against West Indies twice in Group Group. Bangladesh team confident about doing so well in the final. But Shakib Al Hasan's injury is the only worry for the team before tomorrow's final. The star allrounder left the field after being injured in the match against Ireland. Although there is nothing serious about the initial examination, there is still some pain in him. So the decision to play in tomorrow's final has left the team management of Bangladesh team management.
According to local time of the day with the finals of tomorrow, Bangladesh team sit in the team meeting at noon today. Bangladesh team captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza talked to the media after finalizing the team meeting and to give his views. Talking about Shakib's reflexes in the conversation. Asked whether the all-rounder could play tomorrow's final, Mashrafe said, "The condition of Shakib is a little complicated. So we can not say anything specifically now. Actually all depends on him. '
Captain Mashraff, the team management wants to finalize the final decision about Nick Shakib himself. There is an important match in the final but there is also a bigger tournament in the World Cup. So the team does not want to take risks. Mashrafe said, "It is not possible for any physician and physiotherapist to reduce such pain in 24 hours just for the sake of decision on Shakib, because there is still a bit of pain in the waist." All the players who play in the field will depend on how they feel. So tomorrow will not be able to play in the field, that decision will take Shakib. '
Fizio Thihan Chandramohan said that Shakib is still under observation. Shakib said, "Shakib has got a muscle injury on his left lower back during a match against Ireland. Are currently under observation and treatment. If we look at the last moment, we will decide on the day of the match (Friday), whether Shakib can play in the final match.
Before the final, the Bangladesh team made an optional practice today. However, Shakib could not join the practice. This all-rounder has rested at the hotel.