VIDEO: Mustafizur Rahman Suffers Head Injury As Ball Hits Him During BPL 2024 Practice Session, Hospitalized Due To Bleeding

VIDEO: Mustafizur Rahman Suffers Head Injury As Ball Hits Him During BPL 2024 Practice Session, Hospitalized Due To Bleeding

Mustafizur Rahman plays for Comilla Victorians in the ongoing season of Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) 2024.

Hrishikesh DamodarUpdated: Sunday, February 18, 2024, 10:40 PM IST
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Mustafizur Rahman injured his head during practice session | Credits: Twitter

Comilla Victorians pacer Mustafizur Rahim suffered a blow on his head during the team's practice session ahead of the Bangladesh Premier League 2024 (BPL) match against Sylhet Strikers at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chattogram on Sunday, Febrauary 18.

The incident took place when Mustafizur Rahman was walking back to his bowling mark and the Comilla Victorians batter Mathew Ford hit a shot that struck the left-arm pacer's head, causing him to suffer a blow. Rahman's head started to bleed and he was immediately taken to hospital.

In a video that went viral, players and staff can be seen rushing towards Mustafizur Rahman after the ball hit on his head and treated Comilla Victorians pacer with ice on the practice ground before he was stretched off the field due to bleeding from his head.

As per the report by The Business Standard (TBS), Mustafizur Rahman was taken to the emergency unit of Imperial Hospital in Chattogram. The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) Deputy Manager of Cricket Operations Shahriar Nafees confirmed that the left-arm pacer was fine and also revealed that he was undergoing scan for bleeding on his head.

CT scan confirms no internal bleeding on Mustafizur Rahman's head

As per the statement released by Comilla Victorians, Mustafizur Rahman had an open wound on left parietal area of his head and compression bandage was used to stop bleeding. However, CT scan didn't confirm internal bleeding and was given stitches to open wound.

"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 a compression bandage to stop bleeding and immediately shifted him to Imperial hospital." Victorians' team physio SM Zahidul Islam Sazal stated in a press release.

"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." Islam Sazal added.

Mustafizur Rahman likely not to be part of the Comilla Victorians match against Sylhet Strikers on Monday in Chattogram.

Mustafizur Rahman in BPL 2024

Mustafizur Rahman has had a decent season in the ongoing Bangladesh Premier League 2024 as he scalped 11 wickets at an average of 23.91 and with an economy rate of 9.32 in nine matches.

Rahman registered the best bowling figures of 3/32 in the match against Fortune Barishal in Mirpur. In the last match against Khulna Tigers in Chittagong on February 14, the 28-year-old was an economical bowler with figures of 1/28 in four overs.

Meanwhile, Comilla Victorians is currently second on the points table with 14 points from seven wins and two defeats in nine matches so far. Victorians have three more matches against Sylhet Strikers, Rangpur Riders and Fortune Barishal in the league stage of the ongoing BPL season.

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