Bangladesh in Zimbabwe 2009

Razzak ruled out of Zimbabwe series

Cricinfo staff

August 2, 2009

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Left-arm spinner Abdur Razzak has been ruled out of Bangladesh's upcoming tour of Zimbabwe beginning next week. Razzak, who strained his hamstring while batting in the third ODI against West Indies at St Kitts on Friday, will be returning home to continue with his recovery.

Enamul Haque jnr has been named as his replacement for the tour scheduled between August 9-18 and comprising a warm-up match and five ODIs.

Razzak, 27, was reported for a suspect action in November 2008 and he was suspended from bowling in international cricket. The ICC cleared him the following year and soon after, he was picked for the World Twenty20 in England. He was also Bangladesh's highest wicket-taker during their recent 3-0 ODI whitewash of West Indies, picking up seven at 22.85.

Enamul, who last played an ODI back in 2005, against the same opposition in Dhaka, will be joining the squad in Dubai on Wednesday and will fly to Zimbabwe thereafter.

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