The West Indies cricket team has arrived in Dhaka on Sunday to play a bilateral series against the hosts consisting of three ODIs and two Tests.
The West Indies cricket team has arrived in Dhaka on Sunday to play a bilateral series against the hosts consisting of three ODIs and two Tests. An Emirates Airlines flight carrying them landed in Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport at 10.30 am.
The members of the West Indies team will quarantine themselves for seven days. They will have to isolate themselves completely in the first three days in respective hotel rooms. Those who become negative in Covid-19 tests after three days can participate in intra-squad training sessions. After seven days, they can interact with people here and do net sessions with Bangladeshi net bowlers.
The West Indies contingent members are due to undergo Covid-19 screening on arrival in Dhaka. The second round of screening will take place on the third day of quarantine. After serving the seven-day quarantine, they will be screened for the third time.
The series is set to begin on January 20 with the ODIs taking place first. West Indies will arrive in Dhaka on January 10. They will play a warm up one-day match at BKSP on January 18. In couple of days, they will play the first ODI at the Sher-E-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Mirpur. After playing the second ODI in the same venue on January 22, the teams will move to Chattogram and play the third and final ODI at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium on the 25th.
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.