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Bangladesh to play Ireland, New Zealand in ODI tri-series

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  29 April 2016 12:00 AM GMT

Dhaka, April 28: Bangladesh are set to play a tri-tion One-Day series against hosts Ireland and New Zealand prior to the Champions Trophy next year.

The teams will play two matches each in the series. The dates and venues are yet to be confirmed, but the series is likely to be held in May 2017, reports bdnews24.com. “Our discussion with Ireland is almost in the fil stages. The tri-series can be a great preparation for us before the Champions Trophy,” Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) chief executive Nizam Uddin Chowdhury said on Wednesday.

The Intertiol Cricket Council (ICC) Associate Member Ireland have been going at great length for a long time to get more games against full members.

This summer, however, Ireland have a packed schedule of home fixtures.

They will play two games against Sri Lanka in June, a five-match series against Afghanistan in July, followed by two more against Pakistan in August. IANS

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