Ahead of the upcoming tri-nation series with India and Sri Lanka in India, the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) will soon bring a foreign coach for Bangladesh Under-19 Cricket Team.
With a view to signing the deal with BCB, the foreign coach is expected to arrive in Dhaka within the next few days to formally join the team. [নিউজটি বাংলায় পড়ুনঃ অনূর্ধ্ব-১৯ দলে আসছেন নতুন বিদেশি কোচ]
Meanwhile, the board announced a 24-member preliminary squad, which will start a month-long training camp at the BCB-National Cricket Academy (NCA) following their report on Monday (May 22).
The squad comprised of 12 batsmen, two wicket-keepers, four spinners and six pacers. After the end of the two-week, the squad Before leaving for the tournament, the squad will be cut short to 15 members.
“We’ve a basic team, who played Youth Asia Cup in Sri Lanka. We’ve picked some more players from the Youth Cricket League (YCL). Actually we formed the 24-member preliminary squad with the blend of these teams,” said U-19 coach Abdul Karim Jewel.
“Initial two weeks we will focus only on fitness and then play a string of practice matches at different venues,” Jewel told the news persons at the Lounge of the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium (SBNCS) on Sunday in a press briefing.
“Matches could be held in Sylhet, Fatullah, Khulna and BKSP in Savar,” he added.
– Jannatul Naym Pieal, Correspondent, bdcrictime.com