Schedule confirmed for England Men’s White-Ball Tour of Bangladesh
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England Men are scheduled to play three ODIs and three IT20s against Bangladesh in March 2023 after the Bangladesh Cricket Board confirmed the tour dates.
The tourists will return to Bangladesh for the first time since 2016 and will play internationals in Dhaka and Chattogram. The tour will start with three ODIs, the first two matches taking place at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium (SBNCS), Dhaka on Wednesday 1 March and Friday 3 March. The final match of the series will take place on Monday 6 March at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium (ZACS), Chattogram.
The three-match IT20 series starts on Thursday 9 March at ZACS in Chattogram. The final two matches are on Sunday 12 March and Tuesday 14 March at SBNCS, Dhaka.
The last time both teams played each other in 2016, England won the ODI series 2-1.
The England party are expected to play two warm-up fixtures ahead of the ODIs. The warm-up schedule will be announced in due course.
Clare Connor, ECB Interim Chief Executive Officer, said: “It is exciting that the England Men’s white-ball squad will return to Bangladesh for the first time since 2016. The atmosphere generated in Dhaka and Chattogram for this eagerly-anticipated tour will be fantastic.
There is a great passion for cricket across Bangladesh, and we expect a tough challenge against a side that have an excellent record in home conditions.”
England Men’s white-ball tour of Bangladesh Schedule:
Three-Match ODI Series
1st ODI: Bangladesh v England, 1 March, SBNCS, Dhaka
2nd ODI: Bangladesh v England, 3 March, SBNCS, Dhaka
3rd ODI: Bangladesh v England, 6 March, ZACS, Chattogram
Three-Match IT20 Series
1st IT20: Bangladesh v England, 9 March, ZACS, Chattogram
2nd IT20: Bangladesh v England, 12 March, SBNCS, Dhaka
3rd IT20: Bangladesh v England, 14 March, SBNCS, Dhaka