India to tour Bangladesh in December this year | Cricket News


DHAKA (Bangladesh): Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) announced on Thursday that Team India will tour their country in December this year.
“The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has announced the itinerary for India’s tour later this year which includes three ODIs and two Tests of the ICC. World Test Championship cycle 2,” said a statement from BCB.
This will be the first visit by the Indian team to Bangladesh since 2015. The tour kicks off with the ODI series with all matches taking place at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Mirpur, Dhaka.
The first Test will be held at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chattogram with the two teams returning to Dhaka for the second Test.
BCB president Nazmul Hassan said it would be a most anticipated meeting of the subcontinent’s cricketing rivals: “The Bangladesh-India matches in recent history have given us some epic contests and fans of both countries are eagerly awaiting more an unforgettable series. I thank the Board of Control for Cricket in India for working closely with the BCB to confirm the schedule. We look forward to welcoming the Indian team to Bangladesh.”
Honorary Secretary, BCCI Jay Shah echoed the sentiment felt by the enthusiastic and dedicated fans of cricket in Bangladesh and India: “I wish the Bangladesh Cricket Board my best wishes for the upcoming bilateral series with India. The India-Bangladesh- contests generate immense interest among the fans due to the massive fan following enjoyed by the two teams.We know how passionate the fans are in Bangladesh and I am sure they will be treated to some exciting contests in both white ball and red ball cricket.With the crucial World Test Championship points at stake, the two Test matches are very important and both teams will go hard for the win.”
Tour route:
December 4: 1st ODI in Dhaka
December 7: 2nd ODI in Dhaka
December 10: 3rd ODI in Dhaka
December 14-18: 1st Test in Chattogram
December 22-26: 2nd Test in Dhaka


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