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Zimbabwe to visit Bangladesh between Pakistan tour

  • Published at 04:37 pm January 26th, 2020
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File photo of Zimbabwe players during a T20I against Bangladesh in Chittagong in September, 2019 Dhaka Tribune/Md Manik

The last time Zimbabwe toured Bangladesh, in September last year, was for a tri-nation T20I series involving Bangladesh, Afghanistan and Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe cricket team are set to tour Bangladesh in mid-February this year as the Bangladesh Cricket Board Sunday declared the schedule of the full series that is set to take place between the Tigers’ tour of Pakistan.

Bangladesh are currently in Pakistan for the three-match T20I series and will return home Tuesday. 

Following an eight-day stay in Dhaka, the team will travel to Rawalpindi, Pakistan for the first of the two-match Test series stating on February 7. 

The last leg of the series against Pakistan, comprising a one-day international and a Test, will be played in April and between this time, Bangladesh will host Zimbabwe.

The African nation will set foot in Dhaka on February 15 and following a two-day warm-up game, the visiting side will take on host Bangladesh in the lone Test beginning on February 22 at Mirpur Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium.

The three day-night ODIs will be played in Chittagong’s Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium on March 1, 3 and 6 respectively. 

Both the teams will then travel back to the capital city for the series concluder, a two-match T20I series, to be played on March 9 and 11.

Zimbabwe will travel to Bangladesh for the second time in six months. 

The last time Zimbabwe toured Bangladesh, in September last year, was for a tri-nation T20I series involving Bangladesh, Afghanistan and Zimbabwe.

Schedule

February 18-19 – Two-Day practice match in Dhaka

February 22-26 – Only Test –Mirpur

March 1 – 1st ODI (D/N) – Chittagong

March 3 – 2nd ODI (D/N) – Chittagong

March 6 – 3rd ODI (D/N) – Chittagong

March 9 – 1st T20I (D/N) – Mirpur

March 11 – 2nd T20I (D/N) - Mirpur