T20 squad members fly to Chittagong
CRICDOT DESK : All the matches of the ODI series against Afghanistan will be played at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chittagong. The team has faced today in the second match of the series. The third match will be held on February 28 at the same venue. After that both parties will return to the capital Dhaka. The matches of the two-match T20 series will be played at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur, the home of cricket, from March 3.
But before that, the cricketers who were called up for the Bangladesh team in the T20 series against Afghanistan were flown to Chittagong. Munim Shahriar, Shahidul Islam, Sheikh Mehedi Hasan and Mohammad Naeem Sheikh arrived in Chittagong from Dhaka on a special flight on Thursday night.
These players are not in the ODI squad. T20 series will be in Dhaka but why the players of that squad were brought to Chittagong? In response, it has been learned that they will practice in Chittagong with the ODI team. They are entering the bio bubble after being negative in the corona test.
Bangladesh team director Khaled Mahmud Sujan said, “Yes, I also brought four members of the T20 team to Chittagong last night. They have been brought in mainly because they can practice with the team. Because after returning to Dhaka, there will be no time for practice. The T20 series started with a break of one day. ‘
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Sujan said the fleet of Bangladesh Tigers will leave for Bogra on Friday. In addition to the 23 cricketers of the team, the local coaches will be in that fleet. As a result, Munim, Shahidul, Mehedi and Naimra will not get any coach or supporting staff to practice in Dhaka. So they will be trained with the national team.
The T20 series will start on March 3 at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Dhaka’s Mirpur, two days after the one-day series ends on February 28. Most of the cricketers called up for the two-match series are in the ODI squad.