England vs Bangladesh Match schedule On October 2016. After a long interval, Bangladesh cricket team will be busy once again in green lane as England will visit Bangladesh to play a full fledged series in October this year. England will play 3 ODI and 2 Tests in this series. In addition to that, the English will take part in three practice match to get them accustomed with the condition.
The England cricket team will reach Bangladesh on September 30, as per as the schedule has been fixed. BCB on last Tuesday (June 28) confirmed the tour and also announced the fixture in a press release. More news about England’s tour in Bangladesh has been updated in the later part of the article.
England vs Bangladesh Cricket matches in 2016
After visiting Bangladesh on September 30, team England will play a One Day practice match that has been scheduled to be held at Fatullah on October 4, 2016. The team will get exactly one week to be familiar with the condition of Bangladesh.
1st ODI: First ODI between Bangladesh vs England will take place on October 7, 2016. The venue is Mirpur Sher-e-Bangla stadium.
2nd ODI: Two teams will face each other on October 9 at Mirpur in the 2nd ODI of the tour.
3rd ODI: ODI match number 3 will take place on October 12. The venue is Zohur Ahmed Chowdhury stadium of Chittagong.
England to get three practice matches
After completing the ODI series, team England will play 2 practice matches (each 2 day long) in Chittagong before the Test matches. These matches will be held from October 14 to October 17, 2016. Usually, teams which visit Bangladesh get a One Day and a Three Day match to be played before the series. But this time, England will get two 2-day matches. Earlier, Bangladesh got same sort of service while visiting England in 2005 and 2010 as the tiger played three 3-day matches before the starting of Test series and two matches before ODI series.
England vs Bangladesh 2016 Test Matches
First test between Bangladesh vs England will be started on October 20, 2016 at Zohur Ahmed Chowdhury stadium of Chittagong. Both teams will come back to Dhaka after the first test as the second test will commence on October 28, 2016 at Mirpur. England’s tour in Bangladesh will come to an end on November 1, if the second Test can reach fifth day.
England last visited Bangladesh in 2010. Alistair Cook led the side first time on that series in absence of Andrew Strauss. To get more news about Bangladesh vs England cricket matches of 2016, stay connected with us.