The England cricket team arrived in Dhaka on Friday to play a bilateral series against Bangladesh.

The series, spread over almost a month, will include three One-Day Internationals (ODIs) and two Tests.

An ‘Etihad Airways’ flight carrying the 43-men English team, including 21 officials arrived at Shahjalal International Airport at around 8:33 pm.

The visiting team will start the series with a one-day practice match against BCB XI at Khan Saheb Osman Ali Stadium (KSOAS) in Fatullah on Tuesday (October 4).

Joseph Charles Buttler-led English ODI side will play the first two matches of the day-night series at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium (SBNCS) on October 7 and 9.  The 3rd ODI is scheduled to be held at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chittagong (ZACS) on October 12.

Alastair Nathan Cook will lead the Test side in this tour for a two-match series starting at ZACS on October 20. The 2nd Test will start on October 28 at SBNCS.

Ahead of the Test series, the visitors will play two two-day warm-up matches against BCB XI at MA Aziz Stadium in Chittagong. The 1st warm-up match will begin on October 14 while the 2nd one on October 16.

The English team will leave for home from Dhaka on November 2.