Monday, April 22, 2024

USA Cricket: USA to host Canada & Bangladesh in crucial T20I bilateral series in April and May

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  • USA Men’s National Team to face Canada in Houston, TX for a crucial five T20I series, starting 7th April 2024.
  • Followed up with another intense three T20 internationals against Bangladesh from May 21 onwards.

USA Cricket (USAC) is pleased to announce two high-stake international T20 home series featuring the Men’s National Team ahead of its preparation for the crucial 2024 ICC T20 World Cup. In April, Team USA will face Canada in a pivotal five-match T20I series, followed up by an intense three-match T20I series against Bangladesh in May. All the games will be played at Prairie View Cricket Complex (PVCC) in Houston, Texas.

The lineup of matches for the men’s national team was confirmed after USAC’s successful discussions with Cricket Canada, Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) and ICC. These tours will also aim to strengthen USAC’s bilateral ties with respective boards and offer more such playing opportunities for its teams in the future.

Commenting on the development, Mr. Venu Pisike, Chairman of USA Cricket, said: “Ahead of the important Men’s T20 World Cup, these games will be vital for our team to get their working combinations, build team cohesion, and fine-tune strategies. I’d also like to thank ICC, Cricket Canada and the Bangladesh Cricket Board who offered their full support in scheduling of the matches.”

Thanking the USAC for its support, Mr. Nizam Uddin Chowdhury, Chief Executive Officer, Bangladesh Cricket Board, said : “The Bangladesh Team’s upcoming tour of the USA marks a historic occasion in the realm of cricket. This T20I series signifies a momentous opportunity for the cricketers of both nations to showcase their talent and passion for the sport.

For the Bangladesh Team, this tour serves as an ideal platform to acclimatize to the conditions ahead of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2024. We recognize the significance of this preparatory phase and are committed to making the most of this invaluable experience.

Moreover, we extend our wholehearted support to USA Cricket in its endeavors to promote and develop cricket within its burgeoning market. The growth of cricket in the USA is not only commendable but also holds immense potential for the sport’s global expansion.

There is a massive Bangladesh community in the USA and North America, and I am sure the fans will come in numbers to enjoy the matches, adding to the vibrant atmosphere and fervor of the games.

We express our sincere gratitude to USA Cricket for graciously hosting the Bangladesh Team and facilitating this momentous tour. We eagerly anticipate the opportunity to reciprocate your hospitality in the near future.”

Mr. Ingleton Liburd, General Manager, Cricket Canada, added: “We are thrilled to have the upcoming T20I series with the USA as we start our preparations for the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup, West Indies & USA. Cricket Canada and USA Cricket has had a long standing relationship, therefore these matches help to solidify our relations as we look forward to playing more cricket across all levels.”

Schedule for T20I matches with Canada:

7th April 1st T20I PVCC, Houston , TX
9th April 2nd T20I PVCC,Houston, TX
10th April 3rd T20I PVCC, Houston, TX
12th April 4th T20I PVCC, Houston, TX
13th April 5th T20I PVCC, Houston, TX

Schedule for T20I matches with Bangladesh:

21st May 1st T20I PVCC, Houston, TX
23rd May 2nd T20I PVCC, Houston, TX
25th May 3rd T20I PVCC, Houston TX




USA Cricket is the National Federation for cricket in the United States as recognized by the International Cricket Council. USA Cricket’s mission is to govern, regulate, develop and promote all forms of cricket at all levels in the United States, and to enable U.S. cricketers to achieve sustained competitive excellence and successfully compete in national and international competition. Through a diverse Board of Directors that has representation from most cricket stakeholder groups, USA Cricket will lead the sport to new heights by creating and administering value added programs to grow and develop the sport.


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