Vol. 5 Num 134 Thu. October 07, 2004  

Kiwi security boss in city

Security manager of New Zealand Cricket Dave Woodman arrived in the capital on Tuesday night to assess the safety measures ahead of the Bangladesh-New Zealand series that begins with a three-day match at BKSP from October 14.

The Kiwis led by Stephan Fleming will embark on their first away series against the Tigers on October 12, the third revised date announced by the Bangladesh Cricket Board. The Board first announced that the Black Caps would be arriving on October 8 and then said on October 11.

Woodman yesterday visited the BKSP and the Bangabandhu National Stadium, which will host the first Test from October 19 and the last two one-day internationals.

The Kiwi security official will also go on a recce of Chittagong where the second Test and the first one-day match will take place.

Woodman is expected to meet with the home ministry officials today.