[caption id="attachment_798891" align="alignnone" width="628"]<img class="size-full wp-image-798891" src="https://www.cricketcountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/Taskin-Ahmed_AFP.jpg" alt="" width="628" height="351" /> Taskin Ahmed was ruled out of the series with an ankle injury by the team doctor. @AFP[/caption] <p></p> <p></p><a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/teams/bangladesh/">Bangladesh</a>'s tour of <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/teams/new-zealand/">New Zealand</a> this month suffered a blow Sunday after pace bowler <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/taskin-ahmed/">Taskin Ahmed</a> was ruled out of the series with an ankle injury by the team doctor. <p></p> <p></p>Ahmed was recalled into the side's one-day international and Test squads after an impressive show for the Sylhet Sixers in the <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/bangladesh-premier-league">Bangladesh Premier League</a> Twenty20 tournament. (<a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/news/imrul-kayes-livid-with-bangladesh-selectors-over-lack-of-communication-following-odi-axe-796795">ALSO READ: Imrul Kayes livid with Bangladesh selectors over lack of communication following ODI axe</a>) <p></p> <p></p>He was the competition's leading wicket-taker with 22 scalps until an injury against Chittagong Vikings on Friday. <p></p> <p></p>"Taskin tore a ligament in his left ankle. He will be in complete rest for three weeks and then we will review his situation," Bangladesh Cricket Board physician Debashish Chowdhury told AFP. (<strong>ALSO READ: <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/news/bangladeshs-odi-captain-mashrafe-mortaza-now-a-member-of-parliament-785378">Bangladesh s ODI captain Mashrafe Mortaza now a Member of Parliament</a></strong>) <p></p> <p></p>"He is definitely ruled out of the New Zealand tournament as this kind of injury usually takes a long time to heal," he added. <p></p> <p></p>Chief selector Minhajul Abedin said a replacement for Ahmed had not yet been decided. <p></p> <p></p>Bangladesh will play three ODIs and three Test matches in New Zealand between February 13 and March 20. (<a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/news/india-to-play-new-zealand-bangladesh-in-icc-world-cup-2019-warm-up-matches-797825"><strong>ALSO READ: India to play New Zealand, Bangladesh in ICC World Cup 2019 warm-up matches</strong></a>) <p></p> <p></p>Bangladesh failed to win any matches during their last New Zealand tour in 2017-18.