Dhaka – Bangladesh Cricket Team start their training camp on Monday ahead of their battles against Zimbabwe in Dhaka, Chattogram and Sylhet for three ODIs and two Tests in October-November.The six-day training camp that included Strength, Conditioning and Fielding Sessions, Skill Sessions and Psychology Sessions will be held at indoor and outer of the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium and the National Cricket Academy Ground and Gymnasium in Mirpur.
The ODI series will kick off on October 21 with the first match in Dhaka, while the remaining two games will be played in Chattogram on October 24 and 26.
The first Test will be held in Sylhet from November 3 to 7 followed by the second and final one from November 11 to 15 in Dhaka.
Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) on Thursday (October 11) announced a 15-man squad for the ODI series calling uncapped left-handed spin all-rounder Fazle Rabbi while another left-handed all-rounder Saifuddin got a recall after his ODI campaign for national side last against Sri Lanka in the tri-nation series in January 2018. BCB did not announce Test squad yet.
The Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) announced both ODI and Test squads on September 13 where Brendan Taylor, Craig Ervine and Sean Williams are back in the fold, ending a self-imposed hiatus.
Bangladesh ODI squad: Mashrafe Bin Mortaza (captain), Liton Kumar Das, Imrul Kayes, Nazmul Hossain Shanto, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mohammad Mithun, Mahmudullah Riyad, Ariful Haque, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Mustafizur Rahman, Nazmul Islam Apu, Rubel Hossain, Abu Hider Rony, Saifuddin and Fazle Rabbi.
Zimbabwe ODI squad: Hamilton Masakadza (captain), Solomon Mire, Craig Ervine, Brendan Taylor, Sean Williams, Peter Moor, Elton Chigumbura, Donald Tiripano, Kyle Jarvis, Brandon Mavuta, Richard Ngarava, John Nyumbu, Wellington Masakadza, Tarisai Musakanda, Tendai Chatara and Cephas Zhuwao.
Zimbabwe Test squad: Hamilton Masakadza (captain), Brian Chari, Craig Ervine, Brendan Taylor, Sean Williams, Peter Moor, Regis Chakabva, Donald Tiripano, Kyle Jarvis, Brandon Mavuta, Richard Ngarava, John Nyumbu, Wellington Masakadza, Ryan Burl and Tendai Chatara.UNB