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Jun 14, 2014 at 06:50pm IST

Star Sports to telecast Bangladesh-India ODI series

The three-match ODI series between India and Bangladesh will be covered live by the Star Sports.

Former India opening batsman Aakash Chopra tweeted that Star Sports would be telecasting the Bangladesh vs India series. "India v Bangladesh ODI series will be on Star network. Commentary in both English and Hindi too. #confirmed," Chopra tweeted.

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There were fears that Indian viewers wouldn't be able to watch the cricket matches after Gazi Sports, the official rights holders of cricket in Bangladesh failed to negotiate deals with either Sony Six or Star Sports.

Star Sports to telecast Bangladesh-India ODI series

Suresh Raina-led Team India will take on Bangladesh in three one-dayers scheduled on June 15, 17 and 19 in Mirpur. (Getty Images)

Suresh Raina-led Team India will take on Bangladesh in three one-dayers scheduled on June 15, 17 and 19 in Mirpur.

India have picked a second-string squad for the short tour with regular skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma among others being rested ahead of the long England tour.

Former Andhra Pradesh Ranji Trophy player and member of the Andhra Cricket Association (ACA) Satya Prasad Yachendra is the manager of the team.

A 15-member India team left for Dhaka on Sunday.

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