Part bitter, part sweet within their hearts, Asia Cup Finalists Bangladesh have arrived at the city of Dharamsala, India to kick off their preparations for the ICC World T20 2016.
Bangladesh will not directly enter the Super 10 round of the 6th Twenty Twenty World Cup, and will instead play in the qualifying round. The Bengali men would get their qualifying round off with their first Group A qualifier against Netherlands on Wednesday.
The Bengali men, who beat the likes of Pakistan and Sri Lanka on their road to the Asia Cup final before eventually losing to India, arrived at Dharamsala with just a day to gear up for the Dutch encounter. Their skipper Mashrafe Murtaza has insisted that the team’s morale was not and will not be effect by their 8 wicket loss to Indaia in the final.
Bangladesh have been drawn alongside Netherlands, Ireland and Oman in Group A. The winner of this grop would go on to join Pakistan, New Zealand, Australia and India in Group 2 of the Super 10 stage of the World T20.