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Australia cancel Bangladesh's tour

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Cricket Australia (CA) have cancelled Bangladesh's tour of Australia later this year due to financial grounds, ESPNCricinfo reports.
The ICC's Future Tours Program (FTP) had Australia down to play two Tests and three ODIs at home against Bangladesh in August and September 2018, the latter's first bilateral tour down under since 2003.
However, the trip was scrapped because Australian free-to-air broadcasters are understood to be uninterested in televising the series in the middle of the football season. Cricket Australia communicated to the BCB that the tour was not "commercially viable".

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