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12-Mar-2020 12:11:00 GMT
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Australia to tour Bangladesh for two tests in June

Dhaka: Australia will tour Bangladesh for a two-match test series in June ahead of their limited overs tour in England, the country's cricket board said on Wednesday.

The first test will be played from June 11 in Chittagong (Chattogram) while the second test will be played from June 19 in Dhaka, with 120 points up for grabs in the World Test Championship.

Australia are second in the Championship standings with 296 points, behind leaders India, while Bangladesh have yet to open their account.

The last time Australia toured Bangladesh, the series ended 1-1.

After the Bangladesh series, Australia visit Scotland for a one-off Twenty20 at the end of June before visiting England for three T20 matches and three one-day internationals in July.

Ireland vs Bangladesh itinerary:

May 14: 1st ODI, Belfast
May 16: 2nd ODI, Belfast
May 19: 3rd ODI, Belfast
May 22: 1st T20I, London
May 24: 2nd T20I, Chelmsford
May 27: 2rd T20I, Bristol
May 29: 4th T20I, Bristol

Bangladesh vs Australia itinerary:

June 11-15: 1st Test, Chittagong
June 19-23: 2nd Test, Dhaka

Bangladesh will also travel to Ireland on May 8 to play three ODIs and four T20Is before hosting Australia at home in June.

The Ireland series will be played in two phases: the ODIs will be played in Belfast's Stormont cricket ground respectively on May 14, 16 and 19 whereas the T20Is between Bangladesh and Ireland will be held at neutral venues in England.

London's Oval will host the first match on May 22 while Chelmsford, Bristol and Edgbaston will host the remaining three T20Is of the series, respectively on May 24, 27 and 29.

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