Bangladesh team starts practice in Sussex

Bangladesh team starts practice in SussexBangladesh national cricket team now is at Sussex in England for 10-days preparation camp to adjust with the conditions for the tri-nation series and the ICC Champions Trophy.

Mashrafe bin Mortaza and his team have already started practice there. 16 members Bangladesh squad flew to England on Wednesday night. After the long flight and transit hours in Dubai, Bangladesh cricket team arrived in London on 27 April in the afternoon.

After resting on the first day, the players started their practice on Friday. National team has warmed up their bodies in indoor and outdoor at the Central Cricket Ground at Sussex.

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After the warm-up session at the Honda’s Central Cricket Ground Indoor, cricketers were seen in the net to practice at Sussex’s central wicket. Sussex authorities are happy to give Bangladesh cricket team the opportunity to practice in their respective fields.

In a message of their official Twitter page, Sussex said, “We are very happy to give the opportunity to practice to Bangladesh cricketers before the preparation match against the Norfolk XI.”

20-TwentyI captain Shakib Al Hasan and pacer Mustafizur Rahman were absent in the team practice due to stay in India for the Indian Premier League (IPL).

If everything is okay, they will join with the team on May 5. The tri-nation series in Ireland will be held from May 12 to 24. Bangladesh will play four matches in this series.

The Tigers will defend against host Ireland, the other team of the tournament is New Zealand.

Afterwards the prestigious ICC Champions Trophy will start in England from June 1. Bangladesh will play two warm-up matches against India and Pakistan before that.

Nazmul Islam Sharkar