Windies will face Bangladesh in a bilateral series later this year. On Thursday (July 26) the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) eventually made the announcement of the month-long tour.
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Moreover, it will comprise of two Tests, three One-day Internationals and three Twenty20 Internationals.
Interestingly, Windies will be touring Bangladesh for the first time since 2012. They will hope to replicate their performance from their previous tour. However, they will look to win the ODI series this time around.
Windies won the Test series by a 2-0 margin. Bangladesh bounced back strongly to win the closely fought ODI series by a 3-2 margin.
Subsequently, the Caribbeans came back and won the solitary T20I. If the current series is any indication of the scenario of the two teams then Windies are quite clearly the favourites in the longest format of the game.
Windies will arrive in Bangladesh on 22nd November:
The Windies team will arrive in Bangladesh a week before the start of the opening Test on 22nd November. And it will be played at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chittagong.
Also, the visitors will play a two-day practice game before the start of the opening Test. The second Test is scheduled to be played at the Sher-e-Bangla Stadium in Dhaka from 30th November.
All the three ODI’s will be a day-night affair. The first couple of matches will be played in Dhaka. The final match of the tournament will be played at the Sylhet International Cricket Stadium. Both teams will then head back to Sylhet for the opening T20I. The last couple of T20I’s will be played in Dhaka.
Bangladesh is presently in Windies fighting it out in a three-match ODI series. They were thrashed quite badly in the Test series by a 2-0 margin.
The Tigers lost both the Tests by innings margins. However, they started off their opening ODI with a resounding 48 runs victory before losing the thrilling second game.