Bangladesh agrees to become first international team to tour Pakistan post-attack

Pakistan have not hosted any international series since an attack on the Sri Lankan team bus in Lahore in March 2009.

updated: December 17, 2012 15:44 IST
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Dhaka: Bangladesh have agreed to tour Pakistan early next year and become the first team to play international cricket there since gunmen attacked Sri Lanka's team bus in 2009, its cricket board said on Monday.

"We have in principle agreed to tour Pakistan. It's a commitment made by former BCB (Bangladesh Cricket Board) president Mustafa Kamal. We are keeping his word," Enayet Husain Siraj, the board's head of cricket operations, told AFP.

"The tour is subject to security clearance," he added.

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