Bangladesh’s cricket board has moved a one-day worldwide in opposition to India subsequent month from Dhaka after the nation’s opposition introduced plans for a protest that might paralyse the capital the identical day.
India arrive in Bangladesh subsequent week for his or her first tour since 2015, starting with a one-day worldwide collection starting December 4, with all three matches initially scheduled to be performed in Dhaka.
The third match of the collection on December 10 has now been moved to the coastal metropolis of Chittagong which implies it can keep away from a rally by the Bangladesh Nationalist Social gathering (BNP) which is predicted to carry a whole bunch of 1000’s on to the streets of Dhaka.
The BNP has staged a number of large demonstrations across the nation since final month in an effort to power the resignation of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s authorities.
“Chittagong was initially scheduled to host one Take a look at. We felt there must be an ODI on the venue too,” Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) operations chief Jalal Yunus advised AFP on Wednesday.
Jalal declined to touch upon whether or not the protest had prompted the late venue change, however newspaper New Age stated the board had taken the choice to keep away from the rally, quoting an unnamed BCB official.
Bangladesh may even host India for 2 Checks in Chittagong from December 14-18 and Dhaka from December 22-26.