Dhaka, Mar 15 (UNB) - Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) on Friday expressed deep shock at the dreadful terrorist attacks on two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand that left 49 people dead.
“Our heartfelt sympathies to the families of the victims and our thoughts are with them at this time of grave tragedy,” it said in a statement.
The BCB wished speedy recovery for those were injured in the shootings.
It thanked New Zealand Cricket (NZC) for ensuring that members of the Bangladesh National Cricket Team are safe and secure in Christchurch.
Both national cricket bodies acknowledged that playing in this difficult time is not a practical choice anymore and hence they decided to call off the third and final Test.
The Bangladesh team are scheduled to return home from Christchurch on Saturday night. The BCB and NZC have worked together in making all necessary arrangements for bringing the team back to Dhaka on priority basis.