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Bangladesh to tour United States ahead of T20 World Cup | Cricket News – Times of India



DHAKA: Bangladesh will travel to the United States for the first bilateral T20 series between the two nations in May ahead of the 20-over World Cup, a statement said Thursday.
Houston will host the three-match competition from May 21-25 ahead of the World Cup, which the United States is jointly hosting with the West Indies.
“The Bangladesh team’s upcoming tour of the USA marks a historic occasion,” Bangladesh Cricket Board chief executive officer Nizam Uddin Chowdhury said in a statement.
“We recognise the significance of this preparatory phase and are committed to making the most of this invaluable experience.”
Twenty teams are competing in the World Cup in June across four groups.
Bangladesh will play in Group D alongside Sri Lanka, South Africa, Nepal and the Netherlands.
Two teams from each group will qualify for the Super Eight phase.

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