Christchurch Mosque Attack
Police cordon off an area near the scene of deadly attack (AFP Photo)

Bangladesh cricketers had a narrow escape on Friday during an attack on a Mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand. The cricketers were about to enter Masjid Al Noor before a deadly shooting unfolded.

Following the shocking turn of events, the cricket board of Bangladesh and New Zealand cricket teams mutually agreed to call off the third Test that was to begin at the Hagley Oval from Saturday.

Tamim Iqbal and Mushfiqur Rahim tweeted about the incident with local media claiming multiple people were killed.

 

 

This horrific incident is not the first to have impact a cricket match or a cricket tour.