Bangladesh National Cricket Team will fly to the UAE Thursday for a week-long training and a two-match T20I series against the UAE.
Sridharan Sriram, T20 consultant of Bangladesh, planned this tour for the Tigers ahead of a tri-series in New Zealand and the T20 World Cup next month in Australia.
The T20 matches against the UAE will be played on September 25 and 27.
Shakib Al Hasan, captain of the Bangladesh T20 team, may not be available for the UAE series. In his absence, Nurul Hasan Sohan, vice-captain, will lead the team.