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Bangladesh U-19- Afghanistan U-19

BCB reveals full itinerary of Bangladesh-Afghanistan U19 series





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Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has announced the full itinerary of Bangladesh under-19 and Afghanistan under-19 series on Friday. The two young sides will play 5 ODIs and a sole 4-dayer match in Sylhet International Cricket Stadium.

After arriving in Bangladesh, the Afghans will be in a three-day room quarantine. They will practice at the end of quarantine. According to the schedule, the first ODI of the series will be played on September 10. The remaining four ODIs of the series will be played on September 12, 14, 17 and 19.

The solitary four-day match of the series will be played on September 22-25. The match will be played in Sylhet too. Afghan prodigies will leave Dhaka on September 27.

Afghanistan cricket board has received the green signal for its U-19 cricket team to play the series on Thursday.

Ever since the takeover of the Afghanistan state by the Taliban forces, there have been fears sparked around the future of cricket in the country under the new regime.

However, the Taliban earlier approved Afghanistan's Test match against Australia later this year as told by the chief executive of the Afghanistan Cricket Board to international media outlets.

Series Schedule:

1st ODI - 10 September, Sylhet

2nd ODI - 12 September, Sylhet

3rd ODI - 14 September, Sylhet

4th ODI - 17 September, Sylhet

5th ODI - 19 September, Sylhet

The only four-day match - September 22-25, Sylhet

Afghan Squad: Noor Naseri, Mohammad Naveed Zadran, Bilal Sami, Shahid Hasani, Sabawoon Banoori, Mohammadullah Nazibullah, Izharulhaq Naveed, Zahidullah Salimi, Ijaz Ahmed Ahmadzai, Mohammad Ishaq Zazai, Ijaz Ahmed Azad, Yama Arab, Faisal Khan Ahmadzai, Kamran Hotak, Nangeyalia Khan, Bilal Sayeedi, Bilal Ahmad Tarin, Suliman Arabzai, Suliman Safi