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Asia Cup 2014: Bangladesh Cricket Board agree to provide Pakistan added security

The Pakistani team has been promised enhanced security and special arrangements for the upcoming Asia Cup in Bangladesh
The Pakistani team has been promised enhanced security and special arrangements for the upcoming Asia Cup in Bangladesh © Getty Images

Karachi: Jan 12, 2014

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has asked for a team of army commandos and special accommodation for its entire contingent, as a prerequisite for their team’s participation for the Asia Cup to be held in Bangladesh in February.

Sources said that the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has agreed to the PCB’s ‘demands’ and has assured them of additional security measures.

“Senior officials of the PCB made it clear to the BCB that they could only send their team if additional security measures were provided to their satisfaction,” said the source.

“The PCB and BCB discussed the additional security measures and one of them is that the Pakistani team would be provided security cover round the clock by army commandos,” added the source.

Another additional measure is that BCB has to ensure that no protests or demonstrations are held within the vicinity of the hotel where Pakistan team is lodged and within a certain radius of the venue (the team would play),” concluded the source.

The PCB will also be sending its security manager, Colonel Azam to Bangladesh on January 19, to meet the BCB and government officials and discuss security plans for the Pakistan team.

 

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