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Tigers leave for New Zealand

 Sports Desk daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 05:42 PM, 23 February 2021  

Photo: Collected

Photo: Collected

Bangladesh cricket team left Dhaka on Tuesday for New Zealand. 

The 20-man squad of Bangladesh cricket team left Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport Tuesday afternoon for the three-match ODI and three-match T20I series against host New Zealand. The Tigers will be placed in strict quarantine after which they would start their practice session.

Bangladesh will play three ODIs and T20I matches in New Zealand. The ODI series will start on March 20. The next two matches will be on March 23 and 26, respectively. The first match of the T20 series will be played on March 26. The next two matches will be held on March 30 and April 1.

Bangladesh will play the first ODI against New Zealand on March 20 in Dunedin, on March 23 they will face the second ODI in Christchurch, and the third ODI will be held at Basin Reserve in Wellington on March 26. The first and third ODI will start at 4 am (Bangladesh Time) and the second one will begin at 7 am (Bangladesh Time). 

The first T20 of the series will be held at Hamilton on March 28, at 7 am (Bangladesh time). The second T20 will be taken place at McLean Park, Napier on March 30 while the third T20 is at Eden Park, Auckland on April 1. 

Squad: Tamim Iqbal Khan, Mosaddek Hossain, Najmul Hossain Shanto, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mohammad Mithun, Liton Das, Mahmudullah Riyad, Afif Hossain, Soumya Sarkar, Mohammad Naim Sheikh, Taskin Ahmed, Mohammad Al Amin Hossain, Shoriful Islam, Hasan Mahmud, Mohammad Saifuddin, Mustafizur Rahman, Mehedi Hasan Miraz, Rubel Hossain, Sheikh Mahedi Hasan, Nasum Ahmed.