ICC approves new grounds - but none yet in Dhaka

Bangladesh gets three new international venues

Cricinfo staff

January 31, 2006

Text size: A | A

Three new grounds in Bangladesh have been given the ICC's approval to stage international cricket.

Bogra's Shaheed Chandu Stadium and the Chittagong Divisional Stadium got the approval to host Test matches while the Khulna Divisional Stadium can only stage one-day internationals. The Bangladesh board received the news from the ICC following an inspection of five potential venues by Roshan Mahanama earlier this month.

Decisions on two grounds venues in Dhaka - Sher-e-Bangla Stadium in Mirpur and the Fatullah Stadium - were delayed because building work has yet to be completed. As the Bangabandhu National Stadium has been decommissioned for cricket, there will not be any international matches in Dhaka when Sri Lanka visit next month.

© ESPN Sports Media Ltd.

TopTop
Email Feedback Print
Share
E-mail
Feedback
Print
ESPNcricinfo staffClose
Country Fixtures Country Results
Dhaka Metro v Rajshahi Div at Chittagong - Apr 19-22
Dhaka Metro 126 & 352 Rajshahi Div 207 & 120/6
Khulna Div v Dhaka Div at Cox's Bazar - Apr 19-22
Khulna Div 243 & 232 Dhaka Div 252 & 96/1
Rangpur Div v Barisal Div at Fatullah (Outer) - Apr 19-22
Barisal Div 289 & 133/2 Rangpur Div 543/9d
Sylhet Div v Chittagong D at Savar (3) - Apr 19-22
Chittagong D 213 & 415/9d Sylhet Div 190 & 64/1
Cent Z (BD) v North Z (BD) in Bangladesh (venue TBA)
May 2-5, 2014 (03:30 GMT)
East Z (BD) v South Z (BD) in Bangladesh (venue TBA)
May 2-5, 2014 (03:30 GMT)
Complete fixtures » | Download Fixtures »
News | Features Last 3 days
News | Features Last 3 days