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Bangladesh to start new year with tri-nation series

  • Published at 07:00 pm December 14th, 2017
  • Last updated at 07:10 pm December 14th, 2017
Bangladesh to start new year with tri-nation series
Bangladesh cricket team are all set to start the year 2018 hosting a tri-nation ODI series comprising Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe, followed by the two-match Test and T20I series against the Lankans. The BCB Thursday announced the itinerary of the 40-day long schedule of the Tigers. The 14-day long tri-series will start on January 15 with host Bangladesh taking on Zimbabwe in the round-robin tournament at Mirpur Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Dhaka, the lone venue for the competition. The Tigers in their second game of the tournament will face Sri Lanka on January 19. In the second leg, the host will lock horn with Zimbabwe and Sri Lanka on January 23 and 25 respectively. The final of the tri- series will be held on January 27 in Mirpur. Sri Lanka’s tour of Bangladesh will end with the two-match T20I series against the home side. The first T20I will be played at SBNCS on February 15 while the second one will be held at Syhet International Cricket Stadium on February 18. Tri-series fixture January 13 – BCB XI v Zimbabwe XI, one-dayer, BKSP 4 January 15 – Bangladesh v Zimbabwe, SBNCS January 17 – Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe, SBNCS January 19 – Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, SBNCS January 21 – Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe, SBNCS January 23 – Bangladesh v Zimbabwe, SBNCS January 25 – Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, SBNCS January 27 – Final, SBNCS Bangladesh-Sri Lanka Test series itinerary January 31 – 1st Test, ZACS February 8 – 2nd Test, SBNCS Bangladesh-Sri Lanka T20I series fixture February 15 – 1st T20I, SBNCS February 18 – 2nd T20I, SICS SBNCS – Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium ZACS – Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, Chittagong SICS – Sylhet International Cricket Stadium BKSP – Bangladesh Krira Shikkha Protishthan