England recently played a competitive Test series against Pakistan recently, which ended 2-2 © Getty Images
England recently played a competitive Test series against Pakistan recently, which ended 2-2 © Getty Images

England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) to send a security team to Banlgadesh, who will be one a three-day visit to hold meeting with the Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan. The will also be meeting with High Commissions of UK and Australia along with local security agencies during their stay. England are scheduled to play three One-Day Internationals (ODI) and a couple of Tests against Bangladesh, beginning from October 7. The England tem is scheduled to arrive in Bangladesh on September 30. Following a terror attack in Dhaka on July 1, there has been a doubt over England traveling to Bangladesh. READ: BAN fielding coach hopes ENG series will go ahead as planned

BC Media Chairman Jalal Yunus said, “We have been in constant communication with the ECB for the past few months,” Yunus said. “Their meeting with the British and Australian high commissions, the home minister and the security agencies will be of importance. Besides, if they want to meet any other top officials of the government, we will get them the appointment. Terrorism is not an issue only in Bangladesh but in many parts of the world like London, Paris or India. But that does not mean sports will be stopped or hampered,” according to cricbuzz.com. READ: Mortaza hopeful of England touring Bangladesh

BCB remains confident of England touring Bangladesh after they toured the nation during the Under-19 World Cup, despite Australia pulling out at the last minute. “We had arranged such a big tournament without any trouble and England sent their team to it. I hope they will take note of that. If Bangladesh have managed to provide proper security to so many teams during the Under-19 World Cup, they should realise that it should be way easy to take care of a single team,” Yunus added. READ: Bangladesh rule out playing England at neutral venue

“We need co-operation from everyone. This tour of England has become a national interest now and I will expect everyone to do their respective duty properly,” Yunus said. “The accreditation system for this series will be done very carefully and also the entrance to the stadium will have vigilant monitoring, he concluded.