Sri Lanka cricket team arrive in Dhaka

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16th May, 2021 09:19:52 AM printer

Sri Lanka cricket team arrive in Dhaka

Sri Lankan Cricket team, led by new ODI captain Kusal l Perera, arrived in the capital Sunday morning to play a three-match ODI series against the Tigers.

The Sri Lankan players, who landed at the Hazrat ShahJalal International Airport in Dhaka at 8 :15 am by a Sri Lankan Airlines flight, will play three day-night basis ODI matches on May 23,  25 and 28, all at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka.

Soon after their arrival, the Sri Lanka team went to Sonargaon Hotel for three-day quarantine from May 16-18.

On completion of quarantine period, the tourists will have an opportunity to make a two-day training session at BCB national cricket academy on May 19-20.

Later, visiting Lankan team will play a one-day practice match among them on May 21 at BKSP in Savar.

Sri Lankan Squad: Kusal Perera (capt), Kusal Mendis (vice-capt), Danushka Gunathilaka, Dhananjaya de Silva, Pathum Nissanka, Dasun Shanaka, Ashen Bandara, Wanindu Hasaranga, Isuru Udana, Akila Dananjaya, Niroshan Dickwella, Dushmantha Chameera, Ramesh Mendis, Asitha Fernando, Lakshan Sandakan, Chamika Karunaratne, Binura Fernando and Shiran Fernando

Earlier, Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) also announced  a 23-member preliminary squad for  Sri Lanka’s Tour of Bangladesh '2021 .

Bangladesh preliminary squad: Tamim Iqbal Khan, Naim Sheikh, Imrul Kayes, Litton Kumer Das, Soumya Sarkar, Najmul Hossain Shanto, Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim, Md Mithun, Mahmud Ullah, Afif Hossain Dhrubo, Musaddek Hossain Saikat, Shak Mahedi Hasan, Mehidy Hassan Miraz, Taijul Islam, Nasum Ahmed, Shaif Uddin, Mustafizur Rahman, Rubel Hossain, Taskin Ahmed, Hasan Mahmud, Shoriful Islam and  Shohidul Islam


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