Bangladesh cricket team will take on the visiting side Sri Lanka cricket team in a two-match Test and two-match T20I series in Bangladesh in the upcoming new year. Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has announced the series itinerary on Thursday. [বাংলায় পড়ুনঃ বাংলাদেশ-শ্রীলঙ্কা সিরিজের সূচি প্রকাশ ]
BCB has ensured that the bilateral series between Sri Lanka and hosts Bangladesh will be started at the end of Tri-series between Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe later of January.
According to the series itinerary of BCB, the two-match Test series between Sri Lanka and Bangladesh will kick-off in Chittagong from 31 January. Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Cricket Stadium will host the match. While the series decider second Test will be held in Shere Bangla National Cricket Stadium from 8-12 January.
Two-match T20I series will be started at the end of Test series. First T20I of the series will be played at SBNCS in Mirpur on 15 February and the second T20I is scheduled to play on 18 February at Sylhet International Cricket Stadium in Sylhet. Both of the matches of T20I series will be played under the floodlight.
After that, Sri Lanka cricket team will depart Bangladesh on 19 February.
The series itinerary of Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka bilateral series is given below-
|31-4 February||1st Test||Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka||Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium|
|8-12 February||2nd Test||Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka||SBNCS, Mirpur|
|15 February||1st T20I||Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka||SBNCS, Mirpur|
|18 February||2nd T20I||Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka||Sylhet International Cricket Stadium|