“It’s got to be made sure by the two associating boards that everyone is 100 per cent safe to go,” The New Age Daily quoted him as saying.
Bangladesh are set to be the first team to visit Pakistan since a militant attack on the Sri Lankan team bus during the Lahore Test in 2009, when eight people died and seven visiting players and an assistant coach were injured.
“I cannot speak on behalf of the players. I have spent time with the players and everyone is a bit concerned. Not just Bangladesh, but the other teams as well,” he said.
“The first initial response from the players around the world is: ‘I don’t want to go.’”
Bangladesh will play one 50-over game and a Twenty20 international on April 29 and 30 in Lahore, a move hailed by Pakistani political leaders, players and fans.
‘It is with great regret and a heavy heart that today I announce my stepping down as the head coach of Bangladesh,’ Law said at a press conference hours after his arrival in Dhaka on Monday.