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U-19 team to leave for England

  • Published at 08:51 pm July 13th, 2019
U-19
Bangladesh U-19 cricket team

The tri-nation youth ODI series involves India U-19 and host England U-19

Bangladesh U-19 team are all set to depart for England Monday to participate in a tri-nation youth ODI series. The series also involves India U-19 and host England U-19.

The BCB Saturday announced a 15-member squad with wicketkeeper-batsman Akbar Ali as the captain.  The series is part of preparation for the young Bangladesh cricketers for the U-19 World Cup 2020, set to take place in South Africa from January.

Bangladesh U-19 will begin the tour with a 50-over warm-up game against Young Lions Invitational XI at the ECB Performance Center in Loughborough Thursday. The series is formatted for a side to play each opponent four times. 

The top two teams after finishing the league stage will play the final on August 11 at Hove in Sussex. Bangladesh U-19 will start the series taking on host England U-19 at New Road in Worcester on July 22.

Squad

Akbar Ali (Captain), Tanzid Hasan Tamim, Mohammad Prantik Nawrose, Tawhid Hridoy, Shariful Islam, Mohammad Parvez Hossain, Shamim Hossain, Shahadat Hossain, Rakibul Hasan, Mohammad Rishad Hossain, Mohammad Mrittunjoy Chowdhury, Avishek Das, Mahmudul Hasan Joy, Tanzim Hasan Sakib and Mohammad Shahin Alom

Bangladesh U-19 Fixture

July 18 - warm-up game vs Young Lions Invitational XI, Loughborough

July 22 – against England U19, Worcester

July 24 – against India U19, Worcester

July 27 – against India U19, Gloucestershire

July 28 – against England U19, Gloucestershire

July 30 – against India U19, Essex

August 1 – against England U19, Essex

August 5 – against England U19, London

August 7 – against India U19, London

August 11 – Final, Sussex