Bangladesh U19s to tour Sri Lanka for limited-over series in October

Bangladesh U19 tour of Sri Lanka 2021

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Sri Lanka Cricket set to host the Bangladesh U19 Team during October 2021 for a limited-over series, a media release said.

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The Bangladesh U19s will arrive on the 07th October 2021 and will play 05 ODIs with Sri Lanka U19s during the tour, which will be played under a Bio Bubble Environment.

“The upcoming series will give the U19 team an opportunity to play international cricket after a while, and help us to work on finding the right combination to play in the U19 World Cup in 2022,’’ said Avishka Gunawardene, the newly appointed U19 Coach of Sri Lanka.

TOUR SCHEDULE

DATE MATCH VENUE
15th October 2021 01st ODI TBC
18th October 2021 2nd ODI TBC
20th October 2021 3rd ODI TBC
23rd October 2021 4th ODI TBC
25th October 2021 5th ODI TBC

In the meantime, Sri Lanka U19 squad is currently undergoing a Residential U19 Training Program in Colombo focusing on Future Tours.

Avishka Gunawardene (Head Coach), Upul Chandana (Fielding Coach), Sachith Pathirana (Spin Bowling Coach), Chamila Gamage (Fast Bowling Coach), and Dhammika Sudarshana (Batting Coach) are .currently working with the U19 squad focusing on the U19 World Cup to be held in 2022.

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Apart from the above, Priyantha Wickremesinghe (Physiotherapist) and Buddhika Herath (Trainer) are also working with the squad.