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Tamim mentioned security became no longer a disaster for them even even supposing the hosts had arranged tight protection following the April 21 attacks that killed 258 other folks.

Colombo:Bangladesh were fully happy with the excessive degree of security as they became the first foreign group to hunt recommendation from Sri Lanka since the Easter bombings, skipper Tamim Iqbal mentioned Monday.

Speaking to newshounds two days after arriving in Colombo, Tamim mentioned security became no longer a disaster for them even even supposing the hosts had arranged tight protection following the April 21 attacks that killed 258 other folks.

“The safety has been unparalleled … The amenities they possess got given us are high notch,” he mentioned. “We’re feeling very fully happy. There would possibly well be nothing except cricket (that) we are pondering of.”

Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh: Tamim Iqbal comfortable with security in island nation, says team only thinking about cricket

File remark of Tamim Iqbal. Getty Shots

“The boys are enjoying the hotel and if they’re desirous to hotfoot out, it’s miles fully safe for us.”

A neighborhood Islamic extremist community became blamed for the April 21 suicide bombings in opposition to three churches and three luxurious accommodations in Colombo. The authorities on Monday prolonged a reveal of emergency by a extra month except August 22 giving more powers to security authorities to arrest and detain suspects.

Tamim mentioned Sri Lanka had played in Bangladesh regardless of violence in his nation and mentioned his group’s seek recommendation from became also a phase of reciprocating the team spirit proven by their hosts.

The Bangladesh group are equipped with a degree of security most regularly reserved for visiting reveal dignitaries, with extra deployments at their hotel and armed guards for their motorcade.

Newshounds overlaying Monday’s press convention with Tamim and his hosts were subjected to airport-sort security.

“Now we possess particular security preparations at match venues too,” a police legitimate toldAFP.

Bangladesh will play three one-day internationals on July 26, 28 and 31 at the Premadasa World Stadium in Colombo.

Sri Lanka had previously expected Novel Zealand to be the first foreign sporting company however the Kiwis will now near subsequent month to play two Assessments and three Twenty20 fits.

The first Test in opposition to Novel Zealand shall be played in Galle starting 14 August, and the 2d will open on 22 August at Colombo’s P. Sara stadium.

The three T20s shall be played on 31 August, 2 September and 6 September.

Up thus a ways Date:Jul 22, 2019 21: 59: 11 IST

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