The PCB Pakistan Cricket Board has begun planning security for the eighth edition of the Pakistan Super League.
The cities that will host the month-long cricket festival include Karachi, Multan, Lahore, and Rawalpindi, according to the official schedule.
KARACHI: An crucial security coordination meeting was conducted at SSU Headquarters about the matches of Pakistan Super League-8 to be played at National Bank Cricket Arena Karachi to evaluate the security measures before the event’s start.
Dr. Maqsood Ahmed, DIG Security, and Emergency Services Division, presided over the meeting. According to a spokeswoman for the DIG Security & Emergency Services Division, the attendees were informed of the security precautions in place for the event.
LAHORE: 6,000 police officers and staff from other law enforcement agencies have been deployed to ensure security for the Pakistan Super League opener in Multan.
The league will begin on February 13 with a match between the Multan Sultans and the Lahore Qalandars at the Multan Stadium. “We intend to organize the celebration in a major way. Some great events are planned. “Hopefully, the ceremony will be as good as it was a few years ago in Dubai,” the official stated.
Additional troops have been sought from other units, including the districts of South Punjab, to undertake match responsibilities, comprising 10 SPs, 27 DSPs, and over 6000 officials, as well as staff of other law enforcement organizations.
According to the published timetable, the cities hosting the month-long cricket festival would be Karachi, Multan, Lahore, and Rawalpindi.
The first PSL 2023 match will be played on February 13 in Multan, while the final match will be played on March 13. Multan will host the PSL opening ceremony.
Maqsoodul Hassan, Additional Inspector General of South Punjab, along with SP Gulgasht Qazi Ali Raza and other officers, visited Multan Cricket Stadium on Saturday to inspect the security arrangements and route.