The Afghanistan and Bangladesh cricket boards are in talks regarding the possibility of the two nations contesting their first ever bilateral series in Dhaka next month.
Former England captain, Kevin Pietersen, has said that, as a father of two children, he would be reluctant to tour Bangladesh under the current circumstances.
England's tour to Bangladesh at the end of September will proceed as planned, says ECB director Andrew Strauss, though players will be allowed to decided whether they want to go or not.
After concerns were raised about the security of England fans travelling to Bangladesh to take in the series between their nation and the hosts, the BCB has announced additional security will be afforded to the Barmy Army.
Bangladesh limited-overs captain Mashrafe Mortaza , has sent out an impassioned plea to the England players, ahead of a decision by the ECB regarding whether or not to tour the Asian nation.