Dominica hosts ODI

ST. JOHN’S, Antigua The West Indies Cricket Board has announced that Dominica will host its first One-Day International as the schedule for the upcoming Digicel Series 2009 tours by India and Bangladesh was unveiled.

Dominica’s renovated Windsor Park Stadium will become the region’s newest international venue when it stages a pair of One-Day International matches against Bangladesh in July.

The Windsor Park ODIs will be played on Sunday, July 26 and Tuesday, July 28. Bangladesh are scheduled to arrive in the Caribbean on June 30 and play Test matches in St Vincent and Grenada before the ODI series.

Arnos Vale stages the first Test from July 9-13 and the second Test is set for Grenada’s National Stadium from July 17-21.

After the two ODIs in Dominica, Warner Park in St Kitts will stage the third match on July 31 and the T20 International on August 2.

Before Bangladesh arrive the Windies will face India a four-match ODI series. Jamaica and St Lucia will share the ODIs against India, with Sabina Park staging the first two matches on Friday, June 26 and Sunday, June 28 before games three and four at the Beausejour Stadium on Friday, July 3 and Sunday, June 5.