Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today enquired
about the physical condition of injured opener of Bangladesh national cricket
team Tamim Iqbal as she phoned him this noon.
The ace opener sustained a critical injury during Bangladesh's match
against Sri Lanka in the opening match of ongoing Asia Cup Cricket being held
in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
He played taking serious risk against Sri Lanka with bandage in his hand
during the bad condition of the Bangladesh team.
PM's Deputy Press Secretary Ashraful Alam Khokan told BSS that the prime
minister termed Tamim as an asset of the country.
You're an asset of the country and you're brightening the country's image
day by day you'll have to take care of your own health, Khokan quoted the
prime minister as saying.
Noting that there are defeats and wins in the sports, Sheikh Hasina thanked
Tamim for his heroic role in the match against Sri Lanka.
The prime minister said arrangements would be made for Tamim's treatment
abroad if necessary and asked him to inform her about any matter without
hesitation, the deputy press secretary said.
Tamim suffered a fractured left wrist during Saturday's opening match
against Sri Lanka, and although he heroically came out at number 11 and
played a delivery one-handed to allow Bangladesh's innings to continue.
Bangladesh inflicted a massive 137 runs defeat on Sri Lanka in their
opening group B match of Asia Cup held at Dubai International Stadium in
Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)