Bangladesh arrives to play its first Test in India

Bangladesh, ahead of its first Test in India, will play a two-day practice game against India 'A' in the Gymkhana Ground in Hyderabad from February 5.

Shakib Al Hasan arrives at a hotel in Hyderabad ahead of Bangladesh's first Test on Indian soil.   -  Nagara Gopal

The Bangladesh team, led by Mushfiqur Rahim, arrived here on Thursday evening for the one-off Test match against India to be played at the Rajiv Gandhi Stadium from February 9.

Bangladesh will be playing its first-ever Test in India, 16 years after its inaugural Test in November 2000 against India at home.

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The visiting team, which is here after a winless trip to New Zealand recently, will also play a two-day practice match against India 'A' at Gymkhana Ground here from February 5.

According to Hyderabad Cricket Association officials, the team will have a full-fledged training session at Rajiv Gandhi Stadium on Friday evening and Saturday morning.

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