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Bangladesh: War games ahead of England cricket battle

England captain Jos Buttler has insisted there is no sense of unease among the England players

By: Eastern Eye Staff

Bangladeshi army commandos abseiled into the national stadium on October 6 in a show of strength designed to reassure England’s cricketers over their security on the eve of the opening ODI of their controversial tour. More than a dozen commandos scaled down ropes from helicopters hovering over the nets at Dhaka’s Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium, which is hosting the first two games in a three-match series beginning on Friday night. The side is being skippered by Jos Buttler after regular one-day captain Eoin Morgan decided not to go on the tour in the wake of an attack by jihadists earlier this…

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