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Australia planning Bangladesh tour, says Bangladesh Cricket Board official

ANI  |  Johannesburg [South Africa] 

Cricket Board chief executive officer Nizamuddin Chowdhury has informed that the Australian cricket team is likely to tour later this year for a two-Test series.

is expected to play two Tests against in August and September in Dhaka.

"We are now working on the schedule and other details with CA (Cricket Australia)," Sport24 quoted Chowdhury as saying.

last played their Test match in Bangladesh in 2006 under

In October 2015, had postponed their Test tour to Bangladesh after receiving advice from the federal that there were "high risks" if they went ahead with the tour, and Australia also did not send a team to the Under-19 World Cup in Bangladesh in early 2016.

Sean Carroll, Cricket Australia's head of security, had visited Bangladesh in October to monitor security arrangements.

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First Published: Wed, April 19 2017. 11:32 IST