After a brief period of six years finally, England is set to tour Bangladesh at the start of four last quarter of the year. The England team will land on Bangladesh soil to play two Test matches and three One-Day Internationals. According to the preliminary schedule, the England team will land in Dhaka on September 30. Before the start of the tour, the England team will play a list A match on October 3 at Khan Shaheb Osman Ali stadium at Fatullah. After that, the first ODI will be played on October 7 at Shere Bangle stadium at Mirpur. Second ODI will also be played on the same ground whereas the final ODI will be played at Chittagong.
After a rest of one week, the first test match will be played from October 20 followed by the last match of the tour which will commence on October 28. This will be a month-long tour for the English boys. From here the England will depart to India to play a test series that is scheduled schedule to be played here.
The tour will not be an easy one for the visitors as in past one and half year the Bangladesh cricket has gone a major change and has defeated each and every opposition in a bilateral series played in this period. This all started in April 2015 as Pakistan was the first team to fell prey to the Bangladeshi boys. In the three matches ODI series, Bangladesh team white washed the visitors. Bangladesh continued their winning habit against India followed by South Africa and Zimbabwe. Bangladesh dominated each and every opponent.
Though in the multi-day format the problem still remains the same as the team lost the test series against Pakistan and escaped a loss against India. The two matches test series against South Africa was marred with heavy rainfall.
Bangladesh and England last met in the world cup 2015 where Bangladesh defeated the England team to qualify for the quarter -finals. England has best chance to take revenge on this tour.