Despite a powerful earthquake hit New Zealand hard, Bangladesh cricket team who is there for a series was unscathed and continued as usual practice session.
The Tigers who will play three ODIs, which are the part of ICC ODI Super League and as many T20 Internationals in New Zealand, practiced in small groups in Lincoln Green in Christchurch as per the schedule, said team’s pacer Shoriful Islam.
“I trembled, but I thought I was seeing it in my dream. When I understood,it was earthquake, to be honest, I got terrified,” he said. “But, we were informed that there is nothing to be worried as the warning of Tsunami, caused by the earthquake won’t hit this area.”
He went on to saying: “As usually we practiced in small group and there was emphasize on fielding again. We’ll continue in this way till the 14th and last day of our quarantine.”
After the completion of the mandatory quarantine, Bangladesh will have a five-day practice camp in Queenstown with full squad.