Bangladesh Refuse to Play Two-Test Series in Pakistan

Bangladesh on Sunday determined to remain agency of their determination to only play three Twenty20 internationals in Pakistan later this month, dismissing a Pakistani proposal to participate in a full Take a look at collection.

Bangladesh Cricket Board president Nazmul Hassan stated the current stress within the Center East between Iran and the USA was the principle motive behind the choice as the federal government had given the board permission to ship the workforce just for a brief interval.

“The present state within the Center East is certainly completely different than different instances. So contemplating escalating stress in that exact area, they (the federal government) have advised us to maintain the tour as quick as potential,” Hassan advised reporters in Dhaka after a gathering of the BCB board.

“They (authorities authorities) have advised us to play the three Twenty20s as shortly as potential in a brief interval. Later, if the state of affairs improves, we are able to play the Take a look at matches. We’re going to talk the identical factor to Pakistan Cricket Board,” he stated.

In accordance with the ICC’s Future Tour Programme, Bangladesh are scheduled to play three T20 internationals and two Checks in Pakistan in January-February.

The BCB had earlier made an identical proposal to play T20s in Pakistan, however the PCB had rejected their provide.

The PCB desires Bangladesh to play Take a look at matches if Bangladesh are to make the collection quick as the 2 Checks are additionally a part of the ICC Take a look at Championship.

The BCB president stated he might be flying to Dubai on Monday to debate with ICC chairman Shashank Manohar in regards to the potential implications of skipping the Take a look at collection towards Pakistan.

Take a look at cricket returned to Pakistan in December for the primary time since 2009 when the nation hosted Sri Lanka for 2 matches, held in Rawalpindi and Karachi.


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