Friday 26 February 2010 

Bangladesh To Play Ireland, Scotland And Netherlands

Bangladesh To Play Ireland, Scotland And Netherlands
Bangladesh To Play Ireland, Scotland And Netherlands
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Bangladesh will play two One-Day Internationals against Ireland, and one each against Scotland and Netherlands later this year, with Scotland hosting the match against the Dutch.

They will play Ireland in two matches in Belfast on 15th and 16th July before taking on Scotland in Glasgow on 19th July and the Netherlands one day later.

The short tour will come after Bangladesh complete their tour of England.

"Bangladesh agreeing to play Ireland, Scotland and the Netherlands in One-Day Internationals this summer is a great news for Europe and these countries," ICC Europe Regional Development Manager Richard Holdsworth commented.

"Now that all three high-performance countries have a number of professional contracted players, it is a hugely important they have regular competition with the full member countries.

"ICC High Performance Manager Richard Done has worked hard with the Bangladesh Cricket Board and the three high-performance countries to get these fixtures agreed, and we are thankful to the Bangladesh cricket team for supporting the three European ODI countries on the back of their tour to England this summer.

"To have such full members playing in our countries is great for the promotion of the game, and gives spectators and supporters another opportunity to watch top-level cricket in their countries."

Tour Schedule

Thursday, 15th July: Ireland v Bangladesh (Belfast)
Friday, 16th July: Ireland v Bangladesh (Belfast)
Monday, 19th July: Scotland v Bangladesh (Glasgow)
Tuesday, 20th July: Netherlands v Bangladesh (Glasgow)

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