Bangladesh Cricket series against Ireland (ODI) 2023: Before going to Ireland, Bangladesh cricket team are in London, Bengal

Bangladesh cricket team tour of Ireland will begin on 9 May 2023. Before the London trip, the Tigers are on their way to London in Bengal. Three-day conditioning camp at Sylhet to acclimatize at Chelmsford County Cricket Ground. Everything is at the behest of mastermind Chandika Hathurusingha because opponents of Ireland can be terrible in their conditions.

Everyone is in great spirits after the Eid-ul Fitur holiday. The continuous cricket in the hot heat made the cricketers gasp, so a break was very much needed  

“The condition will be very good as going out of the country the conditions in Sylhet are somewhat similar to the conditions outside the country,” Hasan Mahmud said about the special training camp’s objective.

Chelmsford’s wicket was found in Sylhet but is everyone ready to take the challenge of adapting from the hot weather of Bangladesh to the extreme cold of England?

“Don’t worry, we can adjust to the conditions in Ireland. Ireland’s pitch has a lot in common with Sylhet’s back that’s why we’re going to camp there” Hasan Mahmud when asked about conditions he said.

“After a lengthy period, I believe we will be camping at Sylhet Stadium. we are going to camp outside of Dhaka which is good for us and since preparation is the most important, we will try to utilize the few days we get to practice before the Ireland series. We humbly request your continued prayers for us.” said Bangladesh cricket all-rounder Mehedy Hasan Miraz.

Bangladesh cricket team will fly from Dhaka to London, England at midnight on the 30th of April.

Sylhet International Cricket Stadium
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“Why Bangladesh Cricket Team Prefers to Train in Sylhet: Exploring the Wicket Factor”

Chandika Hathurusingha is a cricket coach who is known for his ability to create specific plans tailored to particular scenarios. As the head coach of the Bangladesh cricket team, he has identified technical improvement as a significant area that needs attention. To address this, he planned a three-day training camp in Sylhet, where he hoped to test the adaptability of the bowlers and batters to the conditions there.

By organizing this training camp, Hathurusingha aims to improve the team’s overall performance and hone the players’ skills in a realistic match-like scenario. The camp is designed to help the players become more comfortable and confident in adapting to different conditions, which can ultimately help the team achieve better results on the field.

Overall, Hathurusingha’s focus on specific plans and technical improvement, as demonstrated through the training camp in Sylhet, highlights his commitment to enhancing the Bangladesh cricket team’s performance and achieving success in international competitions.

Most of the Bangladesh cricket team departed for Sylhet the evening before this article was written. However, the head coach, Chandika Hathurusingha, had a meeting with the selectors and some of the coaching staff in Mirpur before their scheduled departure.

 Bangladesh cricket team is set to undergo skill practice sessions from April 27th till April 29th before returning to Dhaka. They will then head to England to play the ODI series against Ireland, which is part of the ICC ODI Super League.

Although the skill practice sessions are for the Bangladesh ODI side, Sylhet’s conditions come into the equation about Test cricket. Test cricket is known to challenge mental endurance the most, and the conditions in Sylhet allow for swing with the new ball and consistent bounce on wickets, which allows for effective stroke play. Dhaka has been hosting the Dhaka Premier League, and Chandika wanted something that would allow the side to be tested outside of the challenges from tired pitches that have very little carry for pacers.

Chandika believes that training sessions in Sylhet will be effective for overall growth, and although he did not say it was done particularly to replicate conditions in England, it was in preparation for a way challenges where there is a swing and bounce on offer. The objective of the special training camp is to improve the team’s cricket overall, wherever they play in the future, and not just to prepare for the England series.

Although everyone is there, every player is available for the camp except for Liton Kumar Das and Mustafizur Rahman who are not staying in the conditioning camp for the preparation of the Ireland series because they are currently playing in the Indian Premier League (IPL) and are expected to join the team in England by May 5th. And World Best all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan flew to the United States of America on Sunday after spending Eid-ul Fitor in the country to give time to his family. From there he will join the team in London.

Bangladesh vs. Ireland cricket series (ODI) 2023

1st ODI-9th May 2023.

2nd ODI-12th May 2023

3rd ODI-14th May 2023

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