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Schedule for Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and Zimbabwe Tri-series announced

The Zimbabwean team is set to get a practice match as well ahead of the tri-nation series.

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Bangladesh. (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images)

Team Bangladesh is all set to host Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe for a tri-nation series in January 2018. The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) had made the announcement about the series a couple of weeks ago. Now, the board has confirmed the fixtures for the short tri-nation series. In the series, all teams will face off against one another twice before the top two sides will lock horns in the finals for the ultimate glory.

The series will commence on January 15 and the finals of the series will be played on January 27. The venue for all the fixtures of the series will be the same. All matches will take place at the iconic Sher e Bangla Stadium in Dhaka. The Zimbabwean team is set to get a practice match as well ahead of the tri-nation series.

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The Zimbabwean team will land in Dhaka on January 10. They are expected to play their warm-up match on January 12 after having a day’s rest. Meanwhile, team Sri Lanka will land in Dhaka on January 11. The first match of the series will be played between Bangladesh and Zimbabwe.

Here are the complete fixtures for the tri-nation series:

Match 1 – January 15, 2017 – BAN v ZIM
Match 2 – January 17, 2017 – SL v ZIM
Match 3 – January 19, 2017 – BAN v SL
Match 4 – January 21, 2017 – SL v ZIM
Match 5 – January 23, 2017 – BAN v ZIM
Match 6 – January 25, 2017 – BAN v SL
Final – January 27, 2017

The year of 2018 is set to be a busy year for the Bangladeshi side. They are lined up for a plethora of international cricket action. After this tri-nation series, they will participate in another tri-nation series in March which would involve India and Sri Lanka. This series will take place in Sri Lanka, called as the Nidahas Trophy. After this, the team will head to the Caribbean for a short series. Bangladesh are also slated to tour Australia in 2018.

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