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Bangladesh A team leaves for South Africa on Wednesday

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Bangladesh A team leaves for South Africa on Wednesday

Thereport24.com Desk:

Bangladesh A Team will leave the capital for South Africa on Wednesday (Oct 14) evening on a five-week long tour to South Africa and Zimbabwe to play warm-up matches in South Africa and to play series against Zimbabwe A team.

During the South Africa tour, Bangladesh A team will play three one-day and one three- day matches against local selections while three-one day and two four-day matches against Zimbabwe A team.

Captain of the 2nd string Bangladesh team Shuvagata Hom Chowdhury and Team Manager Habibul Bashar will address a media conference at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium (SBNCS) at 4pm on Wednesday before the team’s departure.

Bangladesh A team will reach South Africa on Oct 15. They will play one-day matches on Oct 19, 27 and 29 and will play lone three-day match on Oct 21-13, all at Irene Villagers Club ground.

The team will depart for Zimbabwe from South Africa on Oct 30 to play three one-day matches against Zimbabwe A team on November 2, 4 and 6 at Queen’s Sports Club ground and two four-day matches on November 9-12 and 15-18, both at Bulawayo Athletic Club ground, before departing for Bangladesh on November 19.

Members of the Bangladesh A Team : Shuvagata Hom Chowdhury (Captain), Soumya Sarker (Vice Captain), Sadman Islam, Rony Talukdar, Liton Kumar Das, Sabbir Rahaman, Musaddek Hossain Saikat, Mahmudul Hasan, Md Mithun, Kamrul Islam Rabbi, Mohammed Shahid, Al Amin Hossain, Abu Jayed Chowdhury Rahi, Saqlain Sajib, Zubaer Hossain, Taijul Islam

Ends/UNB/HB/Oct 13, 2015