ECB to follow government advice for Bangladesh tour – The English Cricket Board has aired that it will obey the advice given by their government on their scheduled tour to Bangladesh. Stunningly, terrorist attack on Friday night in Dhaka, in which 20 people were died on the spot, sent the shockwaves across the globe.
Shooters monstered the Holey Artisan Bakery cafe in the Gulshan district of Dhaka. Police and security forces immediately arrived at the terrorized location and brought the situation under control by confronting with the gunmen.
An ECB spokesman exclaimed that the safety and security of their players and management is always of paramount importance to ECB and this applies to all teams representing England on overseas tours. The affirmed that they will continue to monitor and assess the situation in Bangladesh for some time
If the situation over the coming weeks and months comes to normal, then only they will undertake a thoroughgoing and will first of all ensure whether the security measures are properly dealt or not.
After finishing the ongoing cricket battles with Sri Lanka, England are set to play three ODIs and two Tests on the month-long tour across Dhaka and Chittagong. In 2008, England team had returned from India following the terror attacks in Mumbai.
ECB has clearly mentioned in their statement they’ll only send their players to take the series of matches in 2016’s Asia Cup hosting country, when there’ll be a complete assurance of safety of their players and management team.