After thinking about the weather conditions, Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) decided to change the timings of the matches of the upcoming tri-series. Though the matches will still be day-night but instead of 2:30 pm, the matches will start at 12:00 pm.[বাংলায় পড়ুনঃ ত্রিদেশীয় সিরিজের সময়সূচিতে পরিবর্তন]
Thinking of the due factor, BCB changed the timings of the matches. Due to excessive cold in the recent days in Dhaka, BCB had to take this decision which will benefit both the teams.
Zimbabwe team will fly to Bangladesh on 10th January and play their first match against host Bangladesh on 15th January. On the other hand, Sri Lanka team will come to Bangladesh on 13th January and play their first match against Zimbabwe on 17th January.
Before the start of the tournament, Bangladesh will play two practice matches on 6th and 9th January. Both the matches will be day-night.
Fixture of the tri-series:
15/1/18 – Bangladesh vs Zimbabwe
17/1/18 – Sri Lanka vs Zimbabwe
19/1/18 – Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka
21/1/18 – Sri Lanka vs Zimbabwe
23/1/18 – Bangladesh vs Zimbabwe
25/1/18 – Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka
27/1/18 – Final
Venue: Shere-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium (Mirpur)