A Bangladesh Cricket Board official has admitted that a test could be cut from the upcoming home series against the West Indies. Following a request from the visitors. The West Indies are scheduled to tour Bangladesh for two T20I, with three Tests and three ODIs in January during their stay. According to BCB Cricket Operation President Akram Khan West Indies wants to complete his work at an earlier date.
“In consideration of all the conditions, there might be a reduction is one Test match. As Visitors are looking to complete the series asap”, Says Akram. West Indies have come to an agreement and will arrive by January 7, 2021. We are talking about biodiversity and everything is moving forward positively. We are also talking about the quarantine period. “
The Bangladesh Cricket Board had submitted a comprehensive COVID-19 management plan to its West Indian counterpart for approval. Taking the first step towards resuming international cricket in the country. We understands that the West Indies may arrive later than the scheduled 7 January.
Due to Epidemic Covid-19, BCB are planning looking into the previously cancelled International series (match) and reschedule those accordingly. Bangladesh had to cancel their white-ball tour of Ireland in May and their tour of Pakistan in March as the worldwide epidemic worsened. After this the Sri Lanka tour was postponed. Bangladesh also postponed the Test series against Australia and New Zealand respectively.
Bangladesh also wanted to reschedule the tour to Sri Lanka in October. But it went in vain as visitors were not prepared to accept the 14-day quarantine proposed by Sri Lanka.
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