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Bangladesh cricketers fly home from New Zealand

IANS  |  Dhaka 

Players and staff of the team which narrowly escaped terror attack on two mosques have returned to

Bangladeshi for Youth and and Bangladeshi Board (BCB) were present at the to receive the players who arrived here on Saturday night, reported.

Upon arrival, Test Captain and BCB officials held a press conference and narrated the harrowing experience they had in Christchurch.

The Bangladeshi players were going to one of the mosques to offer Friday weekly prayers when a gunman stormed the mosques and went on a shooting rampage that left 50 people dead and 50 others injured.

The cricketers were later taken back to their team hotel safely.

Following the terror attack, the third and final Test between and in Christchurch was cancelled.

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First Published: Sun, March 17 2019. 07:32 IST
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