Tigers to play in US for 1st time

Kalerkantho Online   

2 August, 2018 12:22 PM

Tigers to play in US for 1st time

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Bangladeshi cricketers have reached the USA on Wednesday afternoon (local time) to play last two Twenty20 matches of the three-match series against West Indies. 

Team Bangladesh, led by skipper Shakib Al Hasan, are going to play the matches in the ground of USA for the first time.

Two matches will be held at the Central Broward oval in Lauderhill, South Florida on August 4-5.

Bangladeshi nationals in Florida of the USA have welcomed tigers with warm greetings as they reached over there on Wednesday afternoon (local time).

West Indies took 1-0 lead in the three-match T20I series, beating Bangladesh by seven wickets in the first T20I in St Kitts. 

Bangladesh squad:

Shakib Al Hasan (captain), Liton Das, Ariful Haque, Mehedi Hasan, Abu Hider, Mosaddek Hossain, Rubel Hossain, Tamim Iqbal, Nazmul Islam, Abu Jayed, Mahmudullah, Mushfiqur Rahim (wicket keeper), Mustafizur Rahman, Sabbir Rahman and Soumya Sarkar.

West Indies squad:

Jason Holder (captain), Devendra Bishoo, Sheldon Cottrell, Chris Gayle, Shimron Hetmyer, Shai Hope (wicket-keeper), Alzarri Joseph, Evin Lewis, Jason Mohammed, Ashley Nurse, Keemo Paul, Kieran Powell, Rovman Powell and Andre Russell.