PCB to send official for security inspection in Bangladesh

Pakistan Cricket Board has expressed its security concerns after poll-related violence erupted in Bangladesh - venue for Asia Cup next month.

updated: January 10, 2014 12:14 IST
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Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board will send an official to Bangladesh to inspect the security arrangement for the Asia Cup there before deciding on whether to participate in the tournament or give it a miss.

PCB's acting Chairman Najam Sethi confirmed that Colonel Azam will be going to Bangladesh on January 20 with the ICC's security delegation to inspect the security plan and arrangement for the Asia Cup and the ICC World T20 put in place by the Bangladesh cricket board.

"We have genuine security concerns for our team in Bangladesh and we have also sought advice from the ministry of foreign affairs and have also written to the ICC about this," Sethi said. (Related: Bangladesh assure Pakistan of enhanced security)

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