Tigers’ Windies tour to be rescheduled

Tigers' Windies tour to be rescheduled According to the Future Tour Program (FTP) of International Cricket Council, Bangladesh is scheduled to visit West Indies in February 2018. But in the latest development, the tour might be postponed for at least four months from then on. In that case, the Tigers would have to play the away series in July 2018.

The rescheduling is due to the current ranking of the Caribbean team who are standing in number ninth position. With that West Indies have fewer chances to qualify for the 2019 World Cup directly.

If they failed to do so ultimately, West Indies will have to go through the qualifying round which will start in March next year.

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As respective boards have agreed to reschedule the tour, Bangladesh is highly likely to play the bilateral series against West Indies in July.

After taking part in the World Cup qualifying round, West Indies will host the series against Sri Lanka in June.

Bangladesh is now waiting to face Australia at home in a much awaited home series. The first Test will start in Dhaka from 27th of this month.

The second and last Test is scheduled to begin from 4th of September in Chittagong.

Bangladesh will tour South Africa in the last week of October to play a series of two Test matches, three one day international matches and similar number of T20I matches against the hosts.