Afghanistan to Tour Bangladesh for a Complete Series in June & July
Afghanistan Cricket Board today confirmed that the Afghanistan National Cricket Team will tour Bangladesh for a one-off test in Mid-June and will tour the country again for a three-match ODI and two-match T20I series in July.
The one-off test match is scheduled to start on June 14 which will be followed by a three-match ODI series on July 5th, 8th, and 11th and a two-match T20I series on July 14th and 16th.
The one-off test match is scheduled for Shere-Bangla Cricket Stadium in Dhaka, the ODI leg of the tour will take place in Chattogram whereas the T20Is will take place in Sylhet International Cricket Stadium.
The ACB's CEO, Mr. Naseeb Khan, commented, "We are pleased to have a busy schedule ahead of us, as we will tour Bangladesh after the Sri Lanka tour." We have our sights set on the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023, and we are working hard to arrange more bilateral games for our National team as the tournament approaches." He went on to say.
"Bangladesh is a competitive team, and we have played better cricket with them in the past; we are hopeful that our players will do well in the tour this time as well." He went on to say.
"We are committed to promoting cricket within the country; the domestic Green Afghanistan One Day Cup, which was an incredible cricket event, has just concluded; we are pleased to announce the Bangladesh tour; and we are grateful to our BCB counterparts for some excellent communications in this regard." He went on to say.
Afghanistan last toured Bangladesh in Feb-Mar last year as the team featured in a three-match ICC Cricket World Cup Super League ODI series and a two-match T20I series against the hosts, the ODI series was won by Bangladesh 2-1, whereas the T20I series was shared between the two sides 1-1.
14-18 June 2023 One-Off Test SBNCS, Dhaka
5th July 2023 1st ODI ZACS, Chattogram
8th July 2023 2nd ODI ZACS, Chattogram
11th July 2023 3rd ODI ZACS, Chattogram
14th July 2023 1st T20I SICS, Sylhet
16th July 2023 2nd T20I SICS, Sylhet