Bangladesh all-rounder Mohammad Saifuddin on the subject of Friday expressed his confidence of recovering completely prior to the start of the preparation camp ahead of the upcoming house series against West Indies.
“I just contain bowled five overs with 60 percent intensity but by the time we start the preparation camp I will be in a position to bowl with completely intensity,” Saifuddin told The Daily Sun after the practice session in Mirpur.
Bangladesh team management earlier spoke to the speed bowling all-rounder to learn about his whereabouts ahead of the series where he is picked for the 3 ODIs.
Bangladesh can now heave a good sigh of relief seeing that the pace bowler commenced bowling following his rehabilitation at the BCB academy premises on Fri.
West Indies are because of arrive on January 10, the same day time when Bangladeshi players start preparation camp, beginning in January 20.
Saifuddin can state himself unlucky considering he had to for Minister Group Rajshahi with an ankle personal injury within the last Bangabandhu T20 Cup.
Just two days prior to the Bangabandhu T20 Cup, Rajshahi received a huge blow as their star all-rounder Saifuddin wounded his remaining ankle while playing football throughout a training session at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium.
The injury forced him to miss couple of suits for Rajshahi in your competition and even though Saifuddin was brought back in the middle of the tournament it was later found out that he had not been fully fit at that time of time.
Following the competition when BCB completed the MRI of Saifuddin, which could certainly not be done through the tournament and then maintain bio-bubble rules. It was later disclosed that he was having a grade-two tear.
The 24-year old started his three-week rehabilitation beneath the observation of BCB’s medical team and only recently started running following his stint in the sandpit that was generally centered on earning the balance.
“I was convinced that if it was a typical injury then it could have gone within weekly but as it was not fading away and, I had to handle a persistent problem…
“In those days, I did rehab for 14 days, and that is why I felt very good and did well in the nets. But there is some confusion since I could certainly not do the MRI. Thus after performing the MRI, I understood that there is something wrong,” he explained, adding that he is now excited for the bowling and health test.
“I will have to provide some bowling, running and overall fitness check. I will receive the clearance if I can complete those (health) tests,” he said.
Saifuddin was first confident that he may survive in international cricket along with his variations and doesn’t want express pace.
“I cannot bowl at speeds of 140-150 kmph like Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, or Jasprit Bumrah because we don’t have the physique for this. But I make an effort to ball at 130-132-135 kmph speeds by bringing variations, whether it is a fresh ball or in the slog over,” he stated.
“Sometimes I succeed and sometimes I didn’t. But I often keep hoping and my captain attempts to lift up my morale,” he concluded.