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West Indies in Dhaka for series against Bangladesh

The West Indies cricket team arrived in Dhaka on Sunday morning to play a series consisting of three ODIs and two Tests.

The series will begin with the first ODI at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium on January 20, while the second ODI will also take place at the same venue on January 22. The third and final ODI of the series will be played in Chattogram on January 25.

After that, both teams will lock horns in two Tests.

All members of touring West Indies side will be quarantined for three days. They will not be allowed to do anything outside their rooms during this period. And at the same time, all of them will have to undergo a Covid-19 test.

After these three days of strict quarantine, all member of the West Indies team will have to undergo another Covid-19 test and those who will return negative will be allowed to join the intra-squad training from the fourth day. They will get support from the local staff after seven days.

At least 12 regular members of West Indies team have decided to stay out of this series due to concern over Covid-19 situation of Bangladesh.

West Indies Test Squad: Kraigg Brathwaite (captain), Jermaine Blackwood (vice-captain), Nkrumah Bonner, John Campbell, Rahkeem Cornwall, Joshua Da Silva, Shannon Gabriel, Kavem Hodge, Alzarri Joseph, Kyle Mayers, Shayne Moseley, Veerasammy Permaul, Kemar Roach, Raymon Reifer, Jomel Warrican

West Indies ODI Squad: Jason Mohammed (captain), Sunil Ambris (vice-captain), Nkrumah Bonner, Joshua Da Silva, Jahmar Hamilton, Chemar Holder, Akeal Hosein, Alzarri Joseph, Kyle Mayers, Andre McCarthy, Kjorn Ottley, Rovman Powell, Raymon Reifer, Romario Shepherd, Hayden Walsh jr.

Source: United News of Bangladesh