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Australian cricket team arrives Dhaka

Sun Online Desk     18th August, 2017 10:57:38 printer

Australian cricket team arrives Dhaka

A 14-member Australian cricket team, led by Steven Smith has arrived in Dhaka on Friday night to play two-match Test series against Bangladesh.


The team landed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport at about 10:37pm, this night.


The tourists will open their Bangladesh campaign with a two-day practice match starting on Tuesday (August 22) before they will play the first Test on August 27 at home of cricket Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium at Mirpur.


The second and final Test will be held on September 4-8 at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chittagong.


Australia squad: Steven Smith (captain), David Warner (vice-captain), Ashton Agar, Hilton Cartwright, Pat Cummins, Peter Handscomb, Matthew Wade (wk), Josh Hazlewood, Usman Khawaja, Nathan Lyon, Glenn Maxwell, James Pattinson, Matt Renshaw and Mitchell Swepson.