Bangladesh are additionally slated to host New Zealand and England forward of the T20 World Cup
Cricket Australia have agreed to play 5 T20Is as an alternative of the three they have been scheduled to play on their tour of Bangladesh in August, in keeping with BCB cricket operations chairman Akram Khan.
Khan, the previous captain, additionally revealed the BCB have dropped one Check and changed it with a further T20I on their tour of Zimbabwe in June. Bangladesh will now play a solitary Check adopted by three ODIs and as many T20Is in Zimbabwe.
The five-match dwelling sequence towards Australia is a part of Bangladesh’s T20 World Cup preparation. The mega-event is slated for October-November, both in India or the UAE. Bangladesh are additionally scheduled to host New Zealand and England between August and October this 12 months.
“As you’ll have identified, Australia have agreed to extend their T20I sequence from three to 5 matches,” Khan mentioned on Tuesday. “It will likely be held over eight or 9 days. We are attempting to be effectively ready for the World Cup T20.
“There have been additionally two Assessments towards Zimbabwe, so we lowered it and added a T20I as a replacement. I’m nevertheless not aware of how lengthy the quarantine (in Zimbabwe) goes to be, nevertheless it will not be too powerful.”
Khan additionally mentioned the BCB will not have any extra room so as to add any worldwide project instead of the postponed Asia Cup. Bangladesh’s cricketers will now give attention to taking part in the Dhaka Premier League, which is meant to start out from Could 31, he mentioned.
“Now we have a reasonably packed scheduled. We could have membership cricket after this (Sri Lanka) sequence. We are going to go to Zimbabwe, and afterwards we now have Australia and New Zealand arising. We additionally must maintain the cricketers’ bio-bubble and quarantine in thoughts. It isn’t at all times good to play lots of cricket, so we now have to consider our schedule after this sequence.”
Mohammad Isam is ESPNcricinfo’s Bangladesh correspondent. @isam84