Arbitrated New Zealand Tour Of Bangladesh Around The World Cup 2023

The Sylhet International Cricket Stadium is going to host the first Test match in five years, In November or December, when New Zealand is schedule to play their first Test of the two-match series.

Sylhet has hosted seven One Day Internationals, eight Twenty20 Internationals, and no Test matches since hosting a Test between Zimbabwe and Bangladesh in November 2018.

A four-person representative board from New Zealand Cricket (NZC), formed of security advisor Reg Dickason, head of security Greg Mann, players’ association representative Evan Jones, and the team’s logistics manager Riaan Muller, came to the venue in Sylhet after their flight on May 31 to find the wicket, security, and venue amenities. Representatives of BCB have liked the overall arrangements.

“Their (NZC representatives) are facilities quite impressive and possibly we have met all of their requirements,” he stated, adding that they are anxious to hold more Test matches at the venue shortly.

In a three-match ODI series, New Zealand will meet Bangladesh in September of this year, according to the FTP. Furthermore, two Test matches between New Zealand and Bangladesh are going to play after the ICC World Cup in India in October-November.

BCB created the schedule for the series that three one-day internationals are going to play on September 21, September 23, and September 26 at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium, respectively. The anticipation is ,the the visiting team is to travel to India for the World Cup after the series is older.

New Zealand is going to play a two-day exhibition game at Sylhet on November 23–24 before returning to Dhaka on November 21 before the series starts at SICS from November 28 to December 2.

The visitors will play the last test of the series at SBNCS in Dhaka from December 6–10.

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