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Tigers reach Houston for USA series and World Cup

Published : Saturday, 18 May, 2024 at 12:00 AM  Count : 349

Tigers reach Houston for USA series and World Cup

Tigers reach Houston for USA series and World Cup

The Bangladesh National Cricket Team arrived in the USA on Friday to participate in a three-match bilateral series against the hosts, followed by the upcoming ICC Mens T20 World Cup.

The Tigers landed at George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Houston at 9:00 am (BST) and proceeded to the team hotel.

Earlier, the team departed from Bangladesh on Wednesday night and after a journey of approximately 36 hours they reached the USA.

Bangladesh and the USA will play three T20i matches on May 21, 23 and 25, all taking place at the Prairie View Cricket Complex (PVCC) in Houston, Texas. This will be the first-ever bilateral series between the two teams.

After the series, the two sides will meet again in a warm-up match for the forthcoming World Cup at the same venue on May 28.
Following the bilateral series, the Men in Red and Green will kick off their World Cup campaign.

The ICC T20 World Cup 2024 is scheduled to be held from June 2 to June 29, with the West Indies and the USA serving as joint hosts for the event. Bangladesh will compete in Group D of the 20-nation event alongside Sri Lanka, South Africa, Nepal and the Netherlands.

The Tigers will face Sri Lanka in their first match of the World Cup on June 7, followed by matches against South Africa on June 10, the Netherlands on June 13, and Nepal on June 15. The first two matches will be held in the USA, while the latter two will take place in the West Indies.

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