The members of the team will divided into two flights. Mahmudullah Riyad, Taijul Islam, Litton Das, Rubel Hossain, Taskin Ahmed, pace bowling coach Courtney Walsh and chief selector Minhajul Abedin Nannu have left at 10 am. Rest of the members will leave at 7 pm in the evening.
The rest of the coaching stuffs are enjoying holidays. Head coach Chandika Hathurusingha and co. will join the team in South Africa.
Bangladesh last toured South Africa in 2008. A 15-member Test squad was announced by the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) last week. Star all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan has been rested for the two Tests.
Bangladesh will play a three-day warm-up game on September 21-23. The first Test will begin from September 28 in Potchefstroom. The second Test will start from October 6 in capital city Bloemfontein. The full series also includes three ODIs and two T20Is.
-Ruffin, Correspondent, bdcrictime.com