This tour, which will be Bangladesh's second in the last four years, provides another breakthrough to the PCB in its efforts for the full restoration of the international cricket in the country, especially after Sri Lanka cricket's decision to send their men's team for three ODIs
and as many T2oIs in Karachi and Lahore, starting next month.
"Alongside the red ball matches, England's ODI
contests against Australia and Ireland will see the World Champions return to home soil with big crowds expected at all venues," he added.
The fast bowler, who made his Sri Lanka debut during an ODI
game against England in the year 2003, played a key part in Sri Lanka's T20 Men's World Cup victory achieved during the year 2014.
Left-arm pacer Shaheen Afridi might return to replace pacer Junaid Khan who was fairly expensive and went for 16 runs in the crucial second last over of the fourth ODI
Earlier, England beat Pakistan by 12 runs in a thrilling second ODI
. The first match between the two sides ended due to rain.
Unlike his opponents who spent for their campaign, Odi
had to count on the support of the other tribal leaders in the municipality.
Earlier, on Wednesday the visitors made 272 for 9 in the allotted 50 overs as Usman Khawaja continued to torment India with his second ODI
century in three matches in the ongoing series.
As the openers Fakhar Zaman and Imam-ul-Haq shared (304 runs) the highest opening partnership in ODI
history beating 286 between Sri Lanka's Jayasuriya and Tharanga against England in Leeds in 2006.
He has been joined by Imam-ul-Haq, who would have been disappointed to miss out on scoring in the 3rd ODI
, and would have felt unfortunate not to have reached his fifty in the second match, after having been run out on 44.
He also expressed his willingness to work hand in hand with security agencies in the state to permanently wipe out cultism and thuggery in Odi
community in particular and Bayelsa State in general.
LAHORE: The National Selection Committee headed by Inzamam ul Haq after consultation with Captain Sarfraz Ahmed and Head Coach Mickey Arthur has announced the 15-member T20 squad for the triangular series featuring Australia, Zimbabwe and Pakistan, and 15-member ODI
squad for the five-match ODI
series against Zimbabwe, according to the PCB website.
England have named their ODI
squads for upcoming matches with Scotland and Australia.