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Tigers leave for South Africa today

Sun Online Desk     16th September, 2017 11:28:40 printer

Tigers leave for South Africa today

The Bangladesh national cricket team will leave for South Africa (SA) today to play a full series against their South African counterpart.


The team will leave for South Africa divide with two batches. The five-member first batch will fly in the morning while the 11-memebr second batch will leave in the evening, said BCB senior media manager Rabeed Imam over phone on Friday evening.


The Tigers will start their South Africa campaign with a tour-opening three-day warm-up match in Benoni from September 21.


Earlier, the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) announced a 15-member final squad recalling all-rounder Mahmudullah for the South Africa series.




Mushfiqur Rahim, Tamim Iqbal, Imrul Kayes, Liton Kumar Das, Mominul Haque, Soumya Sarkar, Sabbir Rahman, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Mahmudullah, Taijul Islam, Rubel Hossain, Mostafizur Rahman, Taskin Ahmed, Shuvashish Roy and Shafiul Islam.



Date                                            Match                                                      Venue


Sept 21-23                           Three-day warm-up match                             Benoni


Sept 28-Oct 2                       First Test                                                   Potchefstroom


Oct 6-10                              Second Test                                                Bloemfontein


Oct 12                                  One-day tour match                                    Bloemfontein


Oct 15                                   First ODI                                                      Kimberley


Oct 18                                    Second ODI                                                Paarl


Oct 22                                    Third ODI                                                    East London


Oct 26                                     First T20I                                                    Bloemfontein


Oct 29                                     Second T20I                                                Potchefstroom