Mohammad Isam is ESPNcricinfo's Bangladesh correspondent. @isam84
Taskin Ahmed could be out for at least three weeks after suffering a tear on his left side. He missed the third ODI against India on Wednesday, but the fast bowler is hopeful he can be fit in time for the South Africa series.
The two T20s against South Africa are on July 5 and 7 while the three ODIs will be played on July 10, 12 and 15. It is likely that Taskin will miss the T20 series but could still make the ODIs provided he recovers quicker than usual for side tears.
"I felt a bit of tightness on my left side while bowling in the second game [against India] and I hurt myself in the training session before the third game," Taskin said. "The physio sent me to do an MRI immediately but I am hoping I will be fit within a short time for the South Africa series."
Taskin was replaced by Arafat Sunny in the third ODI against India, which Bangladesh lost by 77 runs. Taskin took two wickets in the first ODI, of Shikhar Dhawan and Virat Kohli, and went wicketless in the second game, conceding 24 runs in four overs.
Taskin said that he, like all his team-mates, wanted to carry the momentum from the 2-1 ODI series win over India into the South Africa series.
"I am getting newer experiences day by day. We are doing well as a team. I am personally happy to win the series and I hope we do well against South Africa."