Pakistan may withdraw from Asia Cup, World Twenty20 in Bangladesh, says cricket chief

Pakistan Cricket Board's acting chairman Najam Sethi said that Pakistan could ask for special security for its players in Bangladesh.

updated: December 22, 2013 12:08 IST
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Karachi: Pakistan Cricket Board's acting chairman Najam Sethi has conceded that the national team may have to pull out of the forthcoming Asia Cup and World Twenty20 in Bangladesh owing to security concerns.

Sethi told Geo News in Dubai, where Pakistan are playing Sri Lanka in an ODI series, that if the foreign office advised the PCB not to send the team to Bangladesh, the board would have to comply.

"We are keeping the foreign office informed about the situation and there could be different scenarios in the near future for our team," he said.

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