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Bangladesh’s High-Performance Unit Gears Up for 2027 Tour of Australia

In preparation for the much-anticipated two-match Test series against Australia in 2027, Bangladesh’s High-Performance Unit is set to embark on a tour down under. The upcoming series marks Bangladesh’s first tour to Australia in 19 years, presenting a significant challenge for the team in unfamiliar conditions.

The tour, scheduled to begin with two four-day matches against Pakistan Shaheens in Darwin from July 17, aims to provide valuable experience to the players ahead of the Test series. Led by Test opener Mahmudul Hasan, the squad includes promising talents like Shahadat Hossain and Shadman Islam, who will have the opportunity to adapt to the Australian conditions.

According to Naimur Rahman, the chairman of BCB’s HP Unit, the tour serves as a crucial stepping stone for the players, especially with the Test series against Australia on the horizon. The inclusion of 50-over games and T20 matches in the tour itinerary will further enhance the players’ adaptability to different formats of the game.

National selector Hannan Sarkar emphasized the significance of the tour, highlighting the rare opportunity for Bangladesh to compete in all three formats on Australian soil. With a mix of players from the HP and national teams, the tour aims to groom talent for future international competitions.

Following the four-day matches, the HP Unit will participate in a 50-over tri-series involving Pakistan Shaheens and Northern Territory of Australia, showcasing their skills across different formats. The tour will conclude with the HP Unit’s participation in the Northern Territory’s T20 Series, featuring top teams from the Big Bash League.

As Bangladesh’s cricketing journey unfolds in Australia, fans eagerly anticipate the development of young talents and the team’s performance in the challenging conditions. The tour promises to be a pivotal moment for Bangladesh cricket, paving the way for future success on the international stage.