Bangladesh kicked up their 2022 international campaign with a thrilling away-from-home Test match victory over New Zealand. They will play one more match on this trip, which starts on Sunday, January 9 in Christchurch. Bangladesh will complete the remainder of their ICC Test Championship schedule this year, which comprises five series. In addition, the Asia Cup and the T20 World Cup are two of Bangladesh's major competitions this year. Let's take a look at the Bangladesh Men's Cricket Team's schedules for 2022.
Bangladesh National Cricket Team Fixtures for 2022
Bangladesh's national men's cricket team will enjoy a full international calendar this year, much as it had in 2021. Here are the tentative 2022 cricket fixtures for the national Men’s team.
2-match Test Series against New Zealand (Away)
Bangladesh are presently facing New Zealand in their second series in the ongoing ICC Test Championship. Bangladesh are scheduled to play two Test matches during the tour. Team Tigers have already defeated the Kiwis in the series opener, winning by eight wickets. As a result of the victory, Bangladesh have moved up to fifth place in the Test Championship points standings. The second match will be held at Christchurch's Hagley Oval.
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Limited-Over Series against Afghanistan (Home)
Bangladesh have a home series against Afghanistan slated for February. Bangladesh will face Afghanistan in three one-day internationals and two Twenty20 internationals, according to sources. The series will begin shortly after the BPL 2022 competition.
Test and ODI Series against South Africa (Away)
Bangladesh will go to South Africa for a bilateral series in March after finishing the Afghanistan series. Team Tigers will play two ICC Test Championship matches and three One-Day Internationals during the tour. According to the schedule, three one-day internationals will be played on March 18, 20, and 23, followed by the first Test (30 March – 3 April) and the second Test (7-11 April).
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Test Series against Sri Lanka (Home)
Bangladesh are expected to host Sri Lanka for a two-match Test series in May, subject to mutual agreement between the two boards. If everything goes according to plan, the series will be part of the current ICC Test Championship.
Test, ODI, and T20I Series against West Indies (Away)
Bangladesh are slated to play a three-format series against the West Indians in the June-July window. During the tour, they will play three ODIs and three T20Is as well as two Test matches, which will be a part of the ICC Test Championship.
Test, ODI, and T20I Series against Zimbabwe (Home)
In August, Bangladesh will host Zimbabwe for a two-match Test series, followed by three one-day internationals and three Twenty20 internationals.
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Asia Cup 2022
Due to a tight international schedule and covid-19 complications, the 2021 Asia Cup was canceled. The competition will take place this year, and the 2022 Asia Cup will most likely be staged in Sri Lanka in the month of September. The main tournament will include six teams, including Bangladesh. The upcoming edition will be in T20 format.
Test, ODI, and T20I Series against Ireland (Away)
There is a scheduled away series against Ireland in October. However, the possibility of a tour is still clouded. If all goes according to plan, Ireland will host one Test, three One-Day Internationals, and three Twenty-20 Internationals.
ICC Men’s Cricket T20 World Cup 2022
Sixteen nations, including Bangladesh, will compete in the T20 World Cup in Australia in the October-November window. Bangladesh will directly compete in the Super 12s Round of the eighth edition of the ICC Men's Cricket T20 World Cup. The national men's team will play at least five matches during the big event.
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Test and ODI Series against India (Home)
The Bangladesh national team will host India in a bilateral series in December 2022. Team Tigers will play two ICC Test Championship matches and three One-Day Internationals during India’s tour of Bangladesh. This will most likely be Bangladesh's final ICC Test Championship series in the 2021-2023 cycle.
According to the schedules of the Bangladesh Men's Cricket Team, they are expected to play more than 50 international matches in 2022. Bangladesh may play 13 Tests, 18 One-Day Internationals, and roughly 20 Twenty20 Internationals this year. The majority are likely to be held as planned despite not all of the series have been confirmed yet. In this regard, the Bangladesh national team has a busy international calendar this year and national team players must be fully fit in order to compete in the upcoming fixtures.