South Africa Emerging team to tour Bangladesh for limited-overs series   

South Africa Emerging team to tour Bangladesh for limited-overs series    

Bangladesh players celebrating ©ACC

Women’s cricket will return in Bangladesh for the first time post-COVID-19 pandemic when the South Africa Emerging team will visit the Asian country for a limited-overs series in April, Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) announced in a press release on Monday (February 1).

Bangladesh had a month-long practice session in Sylhet in preparation to World Cup qualifiers in Sri Lanka which is scheduled in July this year. Sylhet International Cricket Stadium will host the five one-day matches, starting from April 4. The last time Bangladesh senior side play an international match was during the T20 World Cup in Australia in 2020.

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According to the itinerary released by the BCB, South Africa will arrive in Dhaka on March 28 and head to Sylhet via a domestic flight on the same day. The visitors will stay in quarantine for three days which includes two COVID-19 tests.

A third COVID test will take place ahead of the fifth one-dayer. Meanwhile, Cricket South Africa will be acknowledging the tour sometime this week, Women’s CricZone can understand. Earlier, West Indies coach Curtly Ambrose has stated that they are in talks with Bangladesh for a series, but nothing has come out yet.

Fixtures:

April 4: 1st One-Dayer

April 6: 2nd One-Dayer

April 8: 3rd One-Dayer

April 11: 4th One-Dayer

April 13: 5th One-Dayer

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