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Injured Smith to miss two BPL games

ANI  |  Melbourne [Australia 

Former Australian will miss the next two matches of the ongoing League (BPL) due to an

Smith, who has played just two matches in the tournament so far, will return to for further medical treatment and is likely to rejoin his squad Comilla Victorians if there isn't any significant damage.

"He is quite positive about returning, possibly during the Sylhet phase of the competition. He will undergo an in Australia, which isn't available in Bangladesh, and will inform us about it," ESPNcricinfo quoted Sohanuzzaman Khan, as saying.

In the two games so far, Smith has scored just 16 runs, including a duck in the last match. Victorians are currently ranked number five in the points table of the T20 tournament and are slated to take on Rajshahi Kings on January 11 in their next clash.

Smith, who is serving a 12-month suspension for his role in the massive ball-tampering scandal during a Test series against in March, is not allowed to participate in international and domestic Australian He, however, participated in the league and the League in July-August. Recently, he also led his grade side Sutherland to victory in the New T20.

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First Published: Fri, January 11 2019. 19:55 IST