Saurav to help Bangladesh batsmen in England

June 30, 2010

Bangladesh were due to leave the country for England in the early hours on Wednesday by Qatar Airlines for their three-week long UK tour.
During their UK tour, the Bangladeshi batsmen will get the support of India’s former skipper and one of best batsman during his era Saurav Ganguly, who will look Bangladesh’s vulnerable middle order. Saurav currently is in England and will join Bangladesh’s practice camp once Mashrafe led Bangladesh reach there.
The Tigers will play three-match ODI series against England, two ODIs against Ireland and one-off ODI against Scotland and Netherlands.
Before starting the series against England, Bangladesh will play two warm-up matches against Sussex and Middlesex on July 3 and 5.
The first ODI between Bangladesh and England will be held on July 8 at Trent Bridge while second and third ODI will be taken place at Bristol and Edgbaston on July 10 and 12.
They will then move to Ireland to play two ODIs against the hosts on July 15 and 16. Belfast will host the both matches. Bangladesh then will travel to Scotland to play one-off ODI against Scotland and Netherlands which will be held on July 19 and 20.  The team will depart UK on July 21.
Squad: Masrafe Bin Mortaza (captain), Shakib Al Hasan (vice captain), Tamim Iqbal, Imrul Kayes, Zunaed Siddique, Roqibul Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mahmudullah, Faisal Hossain, Jahirul Islam, Rubel Hossain, Shafiul Islam, Nazmul Hossain, Abdur Razzak, Syed Rasel.

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