After completing a 10-day camp, Bangladesh cricket team left England and reached Ireland on Sunday.
The 17-member Bangladesh team took off from Gatwick Airport in the morning and landed at Belfast International Airport at around 4:20 pm (Bangladesh time).
Meanwhile, Bangladesh ODI captain Mashrafe Bin Moratza who returned home from England on April 30, leaving the camp due to his wife Sumana Haque’s illness, left Dhaka for Ireland on Saturday to join the team.
The Tigers will start their Tri-Nation series tournament campaign in Ireland with a warm up match against any local selection at Belfast on May 10.
Bangladesh will play the host Ireland in the Tri-Nation Series opening match at Malahide in Dublin on May 12.
Both sides will play again at the same venue on May 19.
In their remaining matches, Bangladesh will face New Zealand twice at Clontarf Cricket Club Ground, Dublin on May 17 and 24.
Mashrafe will miss the first match of the Ireland Tri-nation series against the hosts as he was suspended for one ODI due to a slow over-rate during the third ODI against Sri Lanka in Colombo in early April.
Bangladesh will depart from Dublin on May 25 to England again to take part in the eight editions of the eight nations ICC Champions Trophy.
Bangladesh placed in the Group A to play against hosts England in the tournament opener on June 1 at Kennington Oval, London while they play their 2nd match against Australia at the same venue on June 5.
The Tigers will wrap up their group campaign playing New Zealand at Sophia Gardens, Cardiff on June 9.
Group B comprises defending champion India, Pakistan, South Africa and Sri Lanka.
The Tigers left home for Brighton, Hilton Metropole in England on April 26 and had their camp in England, ahead of the Tri-nation Series and ICC Champions Trophy.
During their camp, Bangladesh played two friendly matches where they secured a 134-runs win against Sussex’s 2nd XI in the 2nd match on May 5, but the first friendly was washed out due to rain.
In the first friendly against Duke of Norfolk’s XI on May 1, Bangladesh scored 345/7 in 50 overs with Mushfiqur Rahim’s unbeaten 134 runs.
Source: Daily Sun, Dhaka, Bangladesh