Christchurch mosque shooting
Bangladesh cricketers leave NZ for home
Published : Saturday, 16 March, 2019 at 10:30 AM Count : 271
Bangladeshi cricketers left New Zealand for Dhaka on Saturday morning cancelling their Test series with New Zealand.
A flight of Singapore Airlines, carrying a total of 19 people, including the cricketers, left Christchurch airport around 5am (local time), the team manager Khaled Masud Pilot confirmed the news.
The cricket team is expected to reach Dhaka airport around 10:40pm, he said.
The test match, which had been scheduled to start on Saturday, was cancelled after the shooting and Bangladesh's tour abandoned.