International Cricket Council chief executive David Richardson backed the decision and sent "sincere condolences... to the families and friends of those affected by this horrendous incident".
Bangladesh Cricket Board spokesman Jalal Yunus said most of the team were bussed to the mosque and were about to go inside when the incident happened. "They are all too shocked to react". "Frightening experience and please keep us in your prayers", he wrote.
Video footage widely circulated on social media, apparently taken by a gunman and posted online live as the attack unfolded, showed him driving to one mosque, entering it and shooting randomly at people inside.
"W$3 e r extremely lucky", Mushfiqur said. "We did not know what was going around and also how to get out of the scene", the team's performance analyst, Shrinivas Chandrasekaran, said. "Heartbeats pumping badly and panic everywhere", he was quoted as saying by media reports.
"The players and support staff are thanking us journalists for delaying their departure for the Mosque". "The players heard shots being fired, they saw people tumbling out of the gates and ducked under the bus".
"We are shocked and appalled as I'm sure all New Zealanders are". The players stayed on the bus for several minutes with their heads bowed to avoid potential flying bullets, he explained.
New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said Friday's attacks would go down as one of the country's "darkest days", adding that the assault on the mosques appeared to be a well-planned "terrorist attack". "I just hope after returning home we can overcome it (trauma) with the passing of time", Tamim said before the team left Christchurch.
The shootings resulted in the cancellation of the third cricket Test between New Zealand and Bangladesh, whose team were on a bus approaching one of the mosques, and the Super Rugby clash between the Otago Highlanders and Canterbury Crusaders in Dunedin.
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If witnesses are to be believed, the gunmen were wearing black attires and helmets when they carried out the act of violence at the Al Noor mosque and the Linwood Islamic Centre, consisting of at least 100 people at that time.
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