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Afghanistan to tour Bangladesh just before England

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 28th August, 2016 11:42:54 PM
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Tigers are going to play three One Day Internationals (ODI) against Afghanistan cricket team as the Afghans decided to tour Bangladesh in the last week of September.

 

Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) confirmed this tour through a statement stating that the Afghans will play the three matches against Bangladesh on September 25, Septmebr 27 and September 30 – all the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Mirpur.

 

A reliable source inside the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) also confirmed the news about the Afghan team’s arrival, however, confirmed that the matches will take place on September 25, September 28 and October 1.

 

Nasimullah Danish, chairman of ACB said: “This will be the first series between Bangladesh and Afghanistan. We are looking forward for an entertaining cricket to the cricket lovers of Bangladesh.”

 

The Afghan team’s tour will be followed closely by the tour of England team, who are set to arrive on September 30 to play two Tests and three one-day Internationals in Chittagong and Dhaka.