PCB team to recce Eden Gardens ahead Pakistan tour of India

India will play an ODI against Pakistan at Eden Gardens on January 3 © Getty Images

Kolkata: Nov 30, 2012

A six-member team from the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) would arrive in the city Sunday for a recce of the facilities here ahead of the side’s One-Day International against India at the Eden Gardens on January 3 next year.

The team, including representatives of the PCB and security officials, would arrive in Kolkata in the morning and straightaway head for a meeting with the city police officers to finalise the security paraphernalia for the match.

The delegation’s next stop will be the five star hotel where the Pakistan cricketers would be put up.

In the afternoon, they would go round the Eden Gardens and hold a meeting with the local organisers Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) officials.

The visitors would leave for Bangalore the same night. The southern metropolis would be the venue for the tour opener – a Twenty20 International – on Christmas Day.