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Bangladesh to Host Back-to-back Zimbabwe, Windies Series

AFP |July 26, 2018, 1:55 PM IST
Bangladesh to Host Back-to-back Zimbabwe, Windies Series

Dhaka: Bangladesh will host Zimbabwe and the West Indies for back-to-back series later this year, a senior Bangladesh cricket official said on Thursday. Zimbabwe were originally scheduled to visit in January 2019 but the cricket board brought forward the tour to October avoid any potential clash with national elections.

Bangladesh announced on Wednesday that the West Indies would arrive on November 15 for their first full tour to the country since 2012. "Apart from the West Indies, we've also confirmed the Zimbabwe series in October," said BCB chief executive officer Nizamuddin Chowdhury.

"They (Zimbabwe) will play two Tests and three ODIs. It means we will now play back-to-back series this year." The West Indies series will include two Tests, three one-day internationals and three twenty20 internationals between November and December. The Zimbabwe tour dates have not yet been announced.

Fixtures for West Indies tour of Bangladesh:

Nov 15: West Indies arrive

Nov 18-19: Two-day match v TBA in Chittagong

Nov 22–26: First Test in Chittagong

Nov 30-December 4: Second Test in Dhaka

Dec 6: One-day match v TBA in Dhaka

Dec 9: First one-day international in Dhaka

Dec 11: Second ODI in Dhaka

Dec 14: Third ODI in Sylhet

Dec 17: First twenty20 international in Sylhet

Dec 20: Second T20 in Dhaka

Dec 22: Third T20 in Dhaka

Cricket World Cup Points Table

Pos Team P W L T/NR PTS NRR
1
NZ
5 4 0 1 9 +1.59
2
ENG
5 4 1 0 8 +1.86
3
AUS
5 4 1 0 8 +0.81
4
IND
4 3 0 1 7 +1.02
5
BAN
5 2 2 1 5 -0.27
6
SL
5 1 2 2 4 -1.77
7
WI
5 1 3 1 3 +0.27
8
SA
6 1 4 1 3 -0.19
9
PAK
5 1 3 1 3 -1.93
10
AFG
5 0 5 0 0 -2.08

Team Rankings

Rank Team Points Rating
1 India 3631 113
2 New Zealand 2547 111
3 South Africa 2917 108
4 England 3663 105
5 Australia 2640 98
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Rank Team Points Rating
1 England 5720 124
2 India 5990 122
3 New Zealand 4121 114
4 South Africa 4647 111
5 Australia 4805 109
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Rank Team Points Rating
1 Pakistan 7365 283
2 England 4253 266
3 South Africa 4196 262
4 Australia 5471 261
5 India 7273 260
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