MIRPUR, BANGLADESH - AUGUST 27: Steve Smith and Matthew Renshaw of Australia walk off the ground at the end of play during day one of the First Test match between Bangladesh and Australia at Shere Bangla National Stadium on August 27, 2017 in Mirpur, Bangladesh. (Photo by Robert Cianflone/Getty Images)

Australian cricket team involved in security scare in Bangladesh

The Australian cricket team has been involved in an incident in Bangladesh ahead of day two of the second Test in Chittagong.

Cricket Australia has confirmed an object was thrown at the team bus following day one, but nobody was hurt in the incident.

“On route back to the hotel last night a window on the Australian team bus was broken. No one was injured in the incident,” Cricket Australia’s security manager Sean Carroll said in a statement.

“Team security personnel are currently in discussion with local authorities while they investigate the cause, which is believed to have come from a small rock or stone.

“Bangladesh authorities are taking the incident seriously and security has been increased on the route.

“To date we have been happy with security measures that have been in place and we are comfortable with the response from the Bangladesh authorities and the increased security presence we have been provided in light of the incident.”

The players will play out the remainder of the second Test.

Australia is no stranger to security issues in Bangladesh, cancelling a planned tour to the country in 2015 due to security concerns.

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