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War games ahead of England series: Bangladeshi army commandos abseil into national stadium

War games ahead of England series: Bangladeshi army commandos abseil into national stadium

22 people were killed in July's assault on the Holey Artisan Cafe in Dhaka's upmarket Gulshan district, casting doubt over whether Bangladesh's security forces could guarantee the England team's safety.

England cricketers arrive in Bangladesh amid tight security

England cricketers arrive in Bangladesh amid tight security

England`s tour, which also comprises two Tests, was thrown into doubt after an attack on a cafe in Dhaka in July that killed 18 foreigners.

Bangladesh make new safety pledges for England's September tour

Bangladesh make new safety pledges for England's September tour

Australia`s senior team also pulled out of a series in October last year over safety fears and Bangladesh, the newest Test-playing nation, has been desperate to ensure that England does not follow their example.