SBS – Australia could head into Sunday’s first Test in Bangladesh with minimal preparation as doubt surrounds a scheduled tour match.

Summary

  • Australia could head into Sunday’s first Test in Bangladesh with minimal preparation as doubt surrounds a scheduled tour match.
  • Australia’s sole tour match for the first Test against Bangladesh remains in serious doubt despite improved conditions in Dhaka.
  • It means Australia could head into the first Test starting on Sunday with only a three-day intra-squad game under their belts.
  • Australian skipper Steve Smith last week indicated the 14-man squad had been prepared for the tour match to be cancelled.
  • “It’d be great if we can get a tour match on a wicket that’s suitable and similar to what we’re likely to get against Bangladesh in the Test match.”

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