Sri Lanka to tour Bangladesh in May for two-match Test series


Might normally ushers within the monsoon season within the nation, however Chattogram and Dhaka will host worldwide cricket within the month this season

Bangladesh will play a house Check collection in Might, for the primary time since 2015, once they face Sri Lanka in a two-match collection, which is a part of the World Check Championship (WTC). Might normally ushers within the monsoon season in Bangladesh, however Chattogram and Dhaka will host worldwide cricket within the month this season.

Sri Lanka will arrive in Bangladesh on Might 8 and can head straight to Chattogram, the place they’ll play a two-day observe match, which begins on Might 11, on the MA Aziz Stadium. The venue final hosted a world match in 2005 and is now largely used for warm-up tour video games in Chattogram. The Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, additionally in Chattogram, will host the primary Check from Might 15. The second – and last – Check will probably be performed in Dhaka from Might 23.

Bangladesh, who’re at present enjoying the primary Check in South Africa, have a month-long break after the South Africa tour ends on April 12. A lot of the gamers, although, will probably be concerned within the 50-overs Dhaka Premier League, which is prone to finish earlier than the Eid break in early Might.

After the house Check collection towards Sri Lanka, Bangladesh are scheduled to journey to the Caribbean in early June for a full tour.

Sri Lanka are at present positioned fifth on the WTC factors desk, having win two of 4 Checks they’ve performed on this cycle. They beat West Indies 2-0 at house earlier than they misplaced 2-0 to India in India. Bangladesh are ninth on the desk, having gained simply considered one of their 4 matches.

That is additionally the primary time that Sri Lanka will probably be touring Bangladesh throughout Might, having previously visited the country largely throughout the winter months. Sri Lanka have the wooden over Bangladesh, having gained all 4 earlier Check collection towards Bangladesh. Sri Lanka are acquainted opponents for Bangladesh – the 2 have confronted one another in 22 Checks, with Bangladesh profitable simply as soon as.

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