Bangladesh to host Afghanistan for a full tour in June-July 2023

Bangladesh to host Afghanistan for a full tour in June-July 2023

Afghanistan will play all three formats in a bilateral tour of Bangladesh for the first time, when they arrive in Dhaka on June 10. They will play a one-off Test, three ODIs and two T20Is. Their previous visits usually involved playing either white-ball cricket, like last year, or red-ball cricket, like in 2019.

The tour, however, will be split into two parts. Afghanistan will play the one-off Test in Dhaka from June 14 to 18, after which they will leave for India for a white-ball series. They will return to Bangladesh on July 1 to play three ODIs in Chattogram from July 5 to 11. They will also play two T20Is in Sylhet on July 14 and 16, which will conclude the series.

Afghanistan last toured Bangladesh in 2022 when they lost the ODIs 2-1, but drew the T20Is one-all. They played their only Test against Bangladesh in 2019 when they beat the hosts by 224 runs in Chattogram.

Bangladesh, meanwhile, have returned home to Dhaka after their successful ODI series against Ireland in Chelmsford. The players will have a short break before starting preparations for the Afghanistan Test next month.

Afghanistan tour of Bangladesh

June 10: Afghanistan team arrival in Dhaka
June 14-18: Only Test, Dhaka
June 19: Afghanistan departure for India
July 1: Afghanistan arrival in Chattogram
July 5: First ODI, Chattogram
July 8: Second ODI, Chattogram
July 11: Third ODI, Chattogram
July 14: First T20I, Sylhet
July 16: Second T20I, Sylhet

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