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  • Published at 12:11 am November 4th, 2019
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Bangladesh players celebrate the fall of an Indian wicket during the first T20I in New Delhi Sunday AFP

As per the fixture list for the tournament, star Bangladesh all-rounder and T20 captain Shakib al Hasan is set to miss out on the entire first round, as well as two matches in the second round if Bangladesh advance

Bangladesh have been grouped with the Netherlands, Scotland and Namibia in Group B for the first round of the World T20I 2020 in Australia.

All of the matches for the group will be held at Bellerive Oval in Hobart from October 19-23.

As per the fixture list for the tournament, star Bangladesh all-rounder and T20 captain Shakib al Hasan is set to miss out on the entire first round, as well as two matches in the second round if Bangladesh advance.

The two-year ban imposed on Shakib by the ICC is set to expire on October 29 next year.

The fixture list for the men’s World T20I was finalized after completion of the World T20I Qualifiers in the United Arab Emirates Saturday.

The Netherlands successfully defended their title as champion of the qualifiers, beating Papua New Guinea by seven wickets.

Ireland, Namibia, the Netherlands, Oman, Papua New Guinea and Scotland secured places in the first round of the World T20I through the qualifiers.

Papua New Guinea, Ireland and Oman have joined Sri Lanka in Group A, and the four teams will compete in Geelong from October 18-22. 

The opening match of the World T20I will be played between Sri Lanka and Ireland at Kardinia Park Stadium.

Bangladesh will start their World T20I campaign against Namibia on October 19, before facing the Netherlands on October 21, and Scotland on October 23.