Special security arrangements are likely to be made since the Australian cricket team will be visiting Pakistan for the first time since 1998
A four-member delegation of the Australia Cricket Board has arrived in Pakistan to review the security arrangements, logistics, and Covid-19 precautions in Karachi, Islamabad, and Lahore.
Special security arrangements are likely to be made since the Australian cricket team will be visiting Pakistan for the first time since 1998.
The delegation comprised three Australian security experts and top-notch security consultant, Reg Dickason.
The four-member advance security team has reached Karachi and will visit the National Stadium today.
The security team is also scheduled to visit Lahore and Rawalpindi and will assess the security arrangements at the hotels, stadiums, and along the routes. Australia’s tour of Pakistan is subjected to clearance from the security team.
The delegation will also review the scheduled matches between Pakistan and West Indies in Karachi on December 13 and 14.
PCB will be accompanied by Director International Cricket Zakir Khan and Director Security Col (retd) Asif. At the end of the tour, the visiting security delegation will present its report to Cricket Australia.
The Australian cricket team will visit Pakistan in March-April next year. Australia's tour of Pakistan includes three Tests, three ODIs, and one T20I match.