Mashrafe Mortaza, the one day skipper of Bangladesh cricket team who returned Bangladesh from the conditioning camp on 30 April due to his family emergency, left Dhaka again today. [বাংলায় পড়ুনঃ সাসেক্স নয় সরাসরি আয়ারল্যান্ডে যাচ্ছেন মাশরাফি]
It has been learnt that he starts his journey aiming to join the team again tonight around at 10.30 pm in local time.
According to a reliable source of Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) it is also learnt, this time Mashrafe won’t travel to Sussex. He will join with Tigers squad in Ireland on 7 May heading to the tri – nation series which is going to underway from 12 May with the clash of Bangladesh and hosts Ireland.
To be noted, Bangladesh will play four matches in tri – nation series. Mashrafe Mortaza will miss the first match of the tournament due to his one match suspension.
At the end of the tri – nation series Bangladesh will fly to England to participate in the ICC Champions Trophy 2017. Bangladesh will play three- group stage matches on 1, 5 and 9 June against England, Australia and New Zealand respectively. Before the kick off of the tournament Bangladesh will be played two warm-up matches as well. Tigers will take on India on 27 May and Pakistan on 30 May in the warm-up games ahead of the Champions Trophy.