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BCB concerned about Manchester bombing

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Like most other cricket boards, the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) too is concerned about the United Kingdom’s security system after the Manchester bombing incident.

BCB’s chief executive officer Nizamuddin Chowdhury on Tuesday (May 23) while talking with the newsmen revealed his concern regarding the latest incident that killed 23 peaple and injured 59 others.

“We are wary of this. This has happened in such a place that we are bound to be very, very concerned. However we have our full faith in the International Cricket Council and the host cricket board,” said Nizamuddin.

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The upcoming ICC Champions Trophy 2017 will take place in England and Wales. To play in the event, most of the participationg teams have already arrived in England, while Mashrafe and Co. are currently busy playing in the tri-nation series in Ireland involving New Zealand and Ireland as the other two teams.

After playing their last match against New Zealand on May 24, Bangladesh will return to England on May 25. They will play a warm-up game the following day against Pakistan, while another one on May 30 against India. They will start their campaign in the tournament proper with the match against England on June 1.


– Jannatul Naym Pieal, Correspondent,

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