Bangladesh to tour New Zealand in March

The New Zealand Cricket (NZC) have announced the itinerary for the Bangladesh Cricket Team’s tour to New Zealand in March, 2021.


The Tigers will play three ODIs and three T20 Internationals against host New Zealand with all the matches taking place at different venues, said a BCB media release on Tuesday.


This will be the first overseas tour by the Bangladesh Cricket team following the interruption to international cricket fixtures from March 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.


Bangladesh team is expected to leave here for New Zealand on February 24 in 2021.


The Tigers will start the three-match ODI series on March 13 at University of Otago Oval in Dunedin, the 2nd ODI will be held on March 17 at Hagley Oval in Christchurch and the 3rd and last ODI billed for March 20 at Basin Reserve in Wellington.


The first of the thee-match T20 series will be held on March 23 at McLean Park in Napier, the 2nd match on March 26 at Eden Park in Auckland and the last match on March 28 at Seddon Park in Hamilton.


BCB CEO Nizamuddin Chowdhury Sujon Tuesday said, “I must compliment NZC for confirming the itinerary which was a real challenge due to the pandemic.”


“We are really looking forward to play in New Zealand. Bangladesh and New Zealand have established a very healthy rivalry in limited overs cricket in recent years and this series promises to be exciting and competitive.” he added.


Source: United News of Bangladesh