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Bangladesh team to rest after reaching Houston

Sports Desk | banglanews24.com
Update: 2024-05-18 13:42:59
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Bangladesh national cricket team arrived in Houston, Texas in USA on Friday ahead of their three-match Twenty20 International series against the hosts, slated to begin on Tuesday (May 21).

The squad reached USA following a flight of around 28 hours and travelled over 8,000 kilometres.

Tigers opt for rest after reaching HoustonThe team will now rest for two days to adjust to the conditions in Texas where they are yet to feature in any international match

The only member in the squad who has a good knowledge of the country is Shakib Al Hasan as the all-rounder’s family lives in the country and he spends most of his free time there.

After the opening match, the visitors will play two more T20Is against USA respectively on 23 and 25 May at the same venue as part of their preparation for the forthcoming ICC T20 World Cup.

Bangladesh will begin their T20 World Cup campaign with a warm-up game against USA on 28 May in Dallas before they feature in another warm-up against India on 1 June.

The Tigers will begin their official tournament mission in Dallas on 8 June against Sri Lanka and it will be followed by their second Group D match against South Africa on 10 June in New York.

They will then move to West Indies to play their remaining matches as they will face Netherlands and Nepal in St Vincent on 13 and 17 June respectively.

BDST: 1342 HRS, MAY 18, 2024
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