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Sri Lankan team arrives, Tigers to leave for Ctg evening

The Sri Lankan national cricket team arrived in Dhaka on Sunday noon.

The island nation will take part in a two-match Test series against hosts Bangladesh. The first Test of the series will be played in Chattogram from May 15 while the second and final Test of the series will take place in Dhaka from May 23, reports UNB.

This series is a part of the ICC Test Championship. Sri Lanka are currently at the fifth place in the points table of this contest while Bangladesh are at eighth.

In the previous series against South Africa, Bangladesh lost both the matches.

Sri Lanka have also endured the same fate against India earlier this year in India.

Both Bangladesh and Sri Lanka have announced their respective squads for this series.

Bangladesh team is scheduled to leave Dhaka this evening for Chattogram. They will have a practice camp in the port city of Chattogram ahead of the first Test at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium.

While Bangladesh team will be busy practicing in Chattogram, Sri Lanka will play a two-day practice match on May 10 and 11 in BKSP. They will travel to Chattogram after the practice match.