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The Indian workforce will play three ODIs and two Tests in Bangladesh.© AFP

Bangladesh’s cricket board has moved a one-day worldwide in opposition to India subsequent month from Dhaka after the nation’s opposition introduced plans for a protest that might paralyse the capital the identical day. India arrive in Bangladesh subsequent week for his or her first tour since 2015, starting with a one-day worldwide collection starting December 4, with all three matches initially scheduled to be performed in Dhaka.

The third match of the collection on December 10 has now been moved to the coastal metropolis of Chittagong which implies it would keep away from a rally by the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) which is anticipated to convey a whole lot of 1000’s on to the streets of Dhaka.

The BNP has staged a number of big demonstrations across the nation since final month in an effort to drive the resignation of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s authorities.

“Chittagong was originally scheduled to host one Test. We felt there should be an ODI at the venue too,” Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) operations chief Jalal Yunus informed AFP on Wednesday.

Jalal declined to touch upon whether or not the protest had triggered the late venue change, however newspaper New Age mentioned the board had taken the choice to keep away from the rally, quoting an unnamed BCB official.

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Bangladesh will even host India for 2 Tests  in Chittagong from December 14-18 and Dhaka from December 22-26.

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