Pakistan to Assess Security Ahead of World Cup Matches in India

Pakistan to Assess Security Ahead of World Cup Matches in India

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is set to send a security delegation to India for a comprehensive review of the security protocols at the stadiums hosting Pakistan’s matches in the ICC Men’s World Cup.

The final decision regarding Pakistan’s participation in the tournament will be based on the findings of the security team.

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In collaboration with the Interior Ministry and Foreign Ministry, the PCB has formed a dedicated team responsible for assessing the security arrangements at the Indian venues.

This team will evaluate the measures put in place for the safety of players and fans alike. The exact timeline for the delegation’s visit to India will be determined soon, possibly following the appointment of the new PCB chairman, according to PCB officials.

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The Inter-Provincial Coordination (Sports) Ministry has stated that it is customary to send a delegation to inspect venues and security arrangements in India ahead of any tour.

During their visit, the delegation will engage with Indian officials, hold discussions on security measures, and inspect the stadiums where Pakistan’s matches are scheduled to take place.

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The venues include Kolkata’s Eden Gardens, Bengaluru’s M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Chennai’s Chepauk Stadium, Hyderabad’s Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium, and Ahmedabad’s Narendra Modi Stadium, which is the highly anticipated venue for the India-Pakistan clash on October 15.