West Indies Team Arrive in Dhaka

Desk Report

Published: 10 Jan 2021, 12:49 pm

The West Indies cricket team arrived in Dhaka on Sunday to play a bilateral series against hosts consisting of three ODIs and two Tests. The Emirates Airlines flight carrying them landed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport at 10.30 a.m.

The members of the West Indies team will quarantine for seven days. They will have to be completely isolated in their respective hotel rooms in the first three days. Those who become negative for Covid-19 after three days can take part in intra-squad training sessions. They can interact with people here and do net sessions with Bangladeshi net bowlers after seven days.

The contingent members of the West Indies are due to be screened by Covid-19 upon arrival in Dhaka. The second round of screening will take place on the third day of the quarantine period. They will be screened for the third time after serving the seven-day quarantine.

The series is scheduled to begin on January 20, with the first ODIs taking place. West Indies is scheduled to arrive in Dhaka on January 10. They're going to play a warm-up one-day match at BKSP on January 18. In a couple of days, the first ODI will be played at the Sher-E-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Mirpur. After playing the second ODI in the same venue on the 22nd of January, the teams will move to Chattogram and play T.

The visitors will play a four-day practice match which will begin on January 28. The West Indies and Bangladesh will face each other in the first of two tests in Chattogram that will begin on February 3. The teams will return to Dhaka after the first Test to play the second Test in Mirpur which will begin on February 11.

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