England to play two Tests and three ODIs in Bangladesh
The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) today announced the itinerary for England's first tour of Bangladesh later this year.
England will play two Tests and three One-Day Internationals against their hosts before flying to Sri Lanka in mid-November for a Test and One-Day Series. Details of the Sri Lanka tour will be announced in due course.
England to Bangladesh 2003
Wed 8 Oct Arrive Dhaka
9-11 Oct Practice and preparation
12-14 Oct 3-day v BCB President XI
Wed 15 Oct Rest/preparation
Thu 16 - Sat 18 Oct 3-day v Bang. 'A'
Sun 19 - Mon 20 Oct Practice and preparation
Tue 21 - Sat 25 Oct 1st Test at Dhaka
Sun 26 Oct Flight to Chittagong
Mon 27 - Tue 28 Oct Practice and preparation
Wed 29 Oct - Sun 2 Nov 2nd Test at Chittagong
Mon 3 - Tue 4 Nov Rest/preparation
Wed 5 Nov 1-day warm-up in Chittagong vs BCB Development Squad
Thu 6 Practice and preparation
Fri 7 Nov 1st ODI at Chittagong
Sat 8 Nov Flight to Dhaka
Sun 9 Nov Practice and preparation
Mon 10 Nov 2nd ODI Dhaka (day/night)
Tue 11 Nov Rest/preparation
Wed 12 Nov 3rd ODI Dhaka (day/night)
Thu 13 Nov Fly to Colombo