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Bangladesh A VS HP Unit

First four-day match starts today

  • Sports Correspondent
  • 16 September, 2021 12:00 AM
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The first four-day match between Bangladesh A and BCB High Performance Unit will get underway today at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chattogram.

Bangladesh Test skipper Mominul Haque will lead Bangladesh A team during the series while U-19 World Cup winning skipper Akbar Ali will lead HP team during the series.

“I think this is a great opportunity for all of us. We had a long break and it was really essential for us to play those matches,” Bangladesh A team batsman Najmul Hossain said on Wednesday.

“We have a series against Pakistan and we will also play a Test here. I think the four-day matches will help us to get good preparation for the upcoming Test series,” he added.

The second game is slated from September 23-26.

Both teams will also play three one-day matches after the two four-day matches, scheduled to be held respectively on September 30,

October 2 and 4.