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Bangladesh planning to have early World Cup camp; in talks with Oman Cricket board

Six qualifying matches of T20 World Cup are likely to played in Oman

Bangladesh (Source: Twitter)

Bangladesh Cricket Board is not leaving any stone unturned in its preparations for the T20 World Cup. The team is currently facing Australia in a five-match T20I series at home and will also be hosting New Zealand in September. However, their series against England has been rescheduled to March 2023 and there is no cricket scheduled for them after the New Zealand T20Is.

For the same reason, Bangladesh wants to make use of the gap before the T20 World Cup. And the board has contacted Oman Cricket to convey them that they are planning to reach the country earlier than scheduled. According to a report in Cricbuzz, the two boards are currently in talks in this regard and a final decision will be taken soon.

BCB cricket operation chairman Akram Khan confirmed the developments and hoped that Oman Cricket board cooperates them. “Yes we are in talks with Oman Cricket Board to see whether we can travel their earlier and do a week long preparation camp ahead of the ICC World T20. Nothing is finalized yet but we are expecting a positive feedback from them,” he said.

Bangladesh have been clubbed with Oman alongside with Papua New Guinea and Scotland in Group B for Round 1. Most probably all the matches of this group will be played in Oman during the World Cup, the scheduled of which is expected to released soon. The top 8 teams as of March 20,2021 have already qualified for the main draw and they will be competing directly from the Super 12.

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