• Tuesday, May 17, 2022

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Bangladesh to play in Pakistan for first time in three years

By: Sarwar Alam

Bangladesh will send a cricket squad to Pakistan for the first time in three years, officials said Thursday after receiving assurances from their counterparts about security. Pakistan and Sri Lanka are co-hosting an Asian Cricket Council tournament next month, with Bangladesh playing all their group matches in Karachi. Most cricket nations have steered clear of Pakistan since gunmen attacked Sri Lanka’s team bus in 2009, killing several people. But international cricket is slowly returning, with Zimbabwe and the West Indies among countries to visit Pakistan in recent years. The Bangladesh squad being sent for the Emerging Teams Asia Cup starting December 6 is the first since 2015…

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