A wave of hope and joy for Pakistani Nation. No Pakistani has ever thought that a day will come when Pakistani Cricket stadiums will be market as the part of historical buildings and tour guides will the telling tales to the tourists that this museum was once a cricket stadium before the cricket ban on Pakistan.
No Pakistani wanted to observe that dark night of the history. But it is rightly said that there is always brighter side of the picture. The time finally came when ICC declared that the International cricket should have to be restored on Pakistani soil and allowed international cricketers to visit Pakistan and play on Paki soil.
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Views of International Cricket Council Consultant Dickason after visiting Karachi Cricket stadium,
“I’ll Stay in Pakistan”
“From what we have seen now and that which has been shown and documentation and level of commitment by everyone these folks here, I am extremely satisfied,” said Reg Dickason of Eastern Star International after beholding all arrangements. Dickason, that could submit his report to the PCB in next seven times, declared professionalism of security agencies and termed the agreements as “as good as in any other nation.”
Dickason comments regarding security arrangements in Karachi
“I have been working with PCB on security arrangements and the amount of meticulousness is very impressive. We had something to discuss and it is definitely positive,” Dickason added. Security demonstration included transportation of players from airport hotel and from hotel to scene and back to the stadium in calculated time duration.
The distance from the resort to scene was covered in seven moments time. Roads connecting to Shahra-e-Faisal and coming to the stadium were blocked for regular traffic during the present time and security drills to allow it to be real time. Army helicopters were involved in aerial monitoring. At stadium, there were four tier safety agreements with outer cordon controlled by law enforcement and inner cordon controlled by Rangers and Pakistan Army. Sindh’s home minister, Sohail Anwar Siyal, was optimistic that the arrangements made for its closing throughout the PSL would be spectator-friendly and their priority is to ensure that enthusiasts and other men and women are not affected by agreements.
“It had been this comprehensive, thorough and professional presentation with all the efforts of agencies such as that of Najam Seth from the PCB along with the board’s security section. If it happens, this will be important high-profile Cricket match in the city since the Test match against Sri Lanka in 2009. “Much like Lahore, we have planned shuttle solutions in Karachi too.
An official of Sindh Police told Geo.tv after the meeting it was a fruitful meeting and the officers were well ready to answer all his questions. “We have been working tirelessly to guarantee safety for PS final and now our efforts were well praised by the foreign specialists,” said Digest Sultan Khawaja. It was also confirmed that special shuttle services will be supplied to fans and other stake holders coming into the stadium for the final from three or more spots.
Display of PSL 5 Arrangments
A complete dress rehearsal was organized in Karachi to practically display the arrangements for PSL final in Karachi where security agencies revealed their skills to earn PSL closing a fool-proof secure. The global advisers, who were in the city to review structures for the final of Pakistan Super League, have expressed satisfaction over security plan for its game day. While hammering a news conference at National Stadium Sunday, adviser Reg Dickason said they were briefed by officials of various safety agencies, and found the arrangements for PSL 3 closing up to the mark.
Phir Seeti Bajay gi, Jashn Manay ga, Talli bajay gi, Phir Khail Jamay Ga. Pakistan Fans are waiting desperately to see their favourite superstars back in action at the very own soil of Pakistan.