Wednesday 29 January 2014 

ICC Receives Positive ICC WT20 Report

Bangladesh players celebrate
The ICC World Twenty20 2014 would appear to still be on track to be hosted by Bangladesh
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The ICC Board has received a report on the security situation in Bangladesh ahead of the ICC World Twenty20 that it describes as 'positive'.

Bangladesh's hosting of the tournament remains in doubt following violence and protests in the country sparked by January elections.

However, this most recent update, allied to the fact that Sri Lanka are currently playing a full series in Bangladesh, would appear to suggest that the tournament is more and more likely to be played in the country as scheduled.

In February and March, Bangladesh will host the Asia Cup, which will also serve as a good indication of whether the country is stable enough to host the ICC WT20.

"The ICC Board received an update on the ICC World Twenty20 in Bangladesh that included a report from a recent security meeting in Dhaka and noted the positive progress that had been made," a statement from the ICC revealed.

The ICC World Twenty20 is among a number of issues that the ICC Board are currently discussing at a two-day meeting which concludes today in Dubai.

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