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India likely to play 3 ODIs in Dhaka in mid June

By UNB, DHAKA
13th-May-2014       
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World champions India is likely to play three ODI matches in Dhaka on June 15, 17 and 19 under a new captain as regular skipper MS Dhoni and Virat Kohli will not be available at that time.
India's tour to Bangladesh in June was in principle agreed upon between the two boards at the time of Future Tour Plan negotiations in last February.
The dotted line was signed on the sidelines of the ICC executive committee meeting in April last to make the tour during the window between the IPL final on June 1 and India's departure for England on June 22.
It was learned in last week that the BCB was waiting to hear from the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and also waiting to confirm the six-year TV broadcaster's deal, for which they asked for bids from April 24.
The main selling point for the BCB was the two India tours to Bangladesh during this period, including the series in June. The open bid to determine the broadcaster is on May 16, according to an ESPNcricinfo report.
India is likely to choose a new captain for Bangladesh tour as regular skipper
MS Dhoni has planned a family vacation and the BCCI is inclined towards resting the captain for a rigorous season starting with the England tour and culminating with the 2015 World Cup.
Similarly, Kohli, who led India during the Asia Cup in March in the absence of the injured Dhoni, has also indicated to the BCCI hierarchy that he would prefer a break going into the hectic season.
The other three players who have led India in the recent past are Virender Sehwag, Gautam Gambhir and Suresh Raina.
None of them were part of the Asia Cup campaign. As a result, the selectors could be forced to choose a new captain with Rohit Sharma and R Ashwin the main contenders to lead India.

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