Pakistan Super League (PSL) will continue without any changes despite Karachi attack, on Karachi police chief office. After the recent attack on Karachi police chief office, doubts are raised on security concerns of PSL matches. An emergency meeting has been called by PCB which was attended by all the franchise owners.
In this mutual meeting, PCB decided to not postpone any match and will continue all the matches according to schedule. Security agencies and provincial government senior leadership also participated in the conference to discuss the security measure for PSL.
Karachi is ready to host matches on Saturday, Sunday and Monday and the last match will take place on February 26th. When the attack in Karachi took place, Quetta and Lahore Qalandars were practicing in the stadium, all the players stayed inside the stadium before the security clearance of city.
The Chairman PCB Najam Sethi talked to media and told that all the teams are being provided with full security and there is not threat to league, the matches will continue as per schedule and it is a challenge to continue the league. Sindh government is providing full support to teams and security is more tighten after the attack.
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Presidential security for players
Presidential level security is provided to the teams and officials, all the arrangements are same as provided in the international matches. PCB is also committed to provide best security for international players as well as our own players. This league is best in the world and the PCB team is trying to make it memorable with happy moments.
Najam Sethi added that law enforcing and security agencies are making sure that all the players and officials enjoy their trip to Pakistan and being well looked so they continue to entertain their fans with their best cricket skills and talent.
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He further said that no international player showed any reservations on PSL after being told about the sad incident that happened in Karachi yesterday.