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Tour match: England look to exit ODI mode versus BCB hopefuls


Dhaka – After completing a three-match ODI series Bangladesh and England will take their preparation for the two-match Test series with two tow-day warm-up matches at MA Aziz Stadium in Chittagong.BCB XI and England XI will play the first practice match starting at 10am on Friday. The 2nd practice match will start from on Sunday.Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) on Saturday last announced two BCB XI teams to play in the two two-day practice matches,UNB news agency reported.All-rounder Sabbir Rahman will lead the BCB XI in the first practice match while Soumya Sarker in the 2nd practice match. They will be among a number of young talents looking to impress the Bangladesh selectors before they announce the squad for the first Test starting October 20 in Chittagong.One of the Bangladeshis drawing particular interest in how they accommodate themselves will be young pacer Ebadat Hossain, who has been selected in both BCB elevens. There is also a surprise call-up for the vastly experienced Shahriar Nafees, whose career for the national side has been on hold for over three years.Among their eight Test encounters since 2003, Bangladesh have never downed the giant England.BCB XI for first warm-up match: Sabbir Rahman (Captain), Soumya
Sarker, Shahriar Nafees, Nazmul Hossain Shanto, Mosaddek Hossain Saikat, Shuvagata Hom, Nurul Hassan, Rubel Hossain, Kamrul Islam Rabbi, Abu Jahed Rahi, Ebadat Hossain and Sadman Hossain.BCB XI for 2nd warm-up match: Soumya Sarker (Captain), Abdul Majid, Nazmul Hossain Shanto, Mosaddek Hossain Saikat, Mehedi Hasan Miraj, Nurul Hasan, Al-Amin Hossain, Abu Haider Rony, Shuvashis Roy and Ebadat Hossain and Sadman Hossain


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