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Alastair Cook's unbeaten 109 guided England's run chase on the final day of the series at Dhaka
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England in Bangladesh ODI Series, 2009/10

England in Bangladesh Test Series, 2009/10

England tour of Bangladesh, Feb-Mar 2010

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Graeme Swann regrets the send-off he gave Junaid Siddique after dismissing him in the second innings in Chittagong

Alastair Cook savours a series victory
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Kevin Pietersen became increasingly positive during his innings
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Alastair Cook celebrates his hundred as he takes England to victory
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Alastair Cook ended his first tour as captain with an unbeaten 109
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Alastair Cook led England home with a captain's knock
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Kevin Pietersen exhibited his switch hit as England's chase continued apace
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Squads

Alastair Cook (c) Paul Collingwood (vc)
Tim Bresnan Stuart Broad
Joe Denly Craig Kieswetter (wk)
Eoin Morgan Kevin Pietersen
Liam Plunkett Matt Prior (wk)
Ajmal Shahzad Ryan Sidebottom
Graeme Swann James Tredwell
Jonathan Trott Luke Wright

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Bangladesh v England Test series

England's only previous Test tour to Bangladesh was in 2003, when the hosts found the English new-ball duo of Steve Harmison and Matthew Hoggard too hot to handle. Bangladesh's own new-ball hero Mashrafe Mortaza could not prevent a 2-0 defeat. The minnows were comprehensively outclassed on their maiden voyage to England, where they were trounced by an innings in both matches. The series, which begins on February 28, includes three ODIs and two Tests. England plan to rest some of their key players for this tour, a move that could make the series more evenly contested.

Tour Results
Bangladesh v England at Dhaka - Mar 20-24, 2010
England won by 9 wickets
Bangladesh v England at Chittagong - Mar 12-16, 2010
England won by 181 runs
Bangladesh A v England XI at Chittagong - Mar 7-9, 2010
Match drawn
Bangladesh v England at Chittagong - Mar 5, 2010
England won by 45 runs
Bangladesh v England at Dhaka - Mar 2, 2010
England won by 2 wickets (with 7 balls remaining)
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