<div class="img-caption-wrap "> <img alt="ICC pleased with facilities provided to Pakistan women's team at Cuttack" src="https://st2.cricketcountry.com/wp-content/uploads/cricket/image_20130125204410.jpg" title="ICC pleased with facilities provided to Pakistan women's team at Cuttack" /> <p class="imgcaptionnew" style="width:618px;"> The ICC endorsed the decision of the OCA to allow the Pakistan players to stay at the Club House located inside the stadium premises © AFP (Representation Pic)</p> </div> <strong>Cuttack: Jan 30, 2013</strong><br /> <br /> After the Pakistan team management's appreciation, the ICC too has praised the hospitality and facilities provided by the Odisha Cricket Association to <a href="/tags/Pakistan/post" target="_blank">Pakistan</a> players, who are staying inside <a href="/tags/Barabati-stadium/post" target="_blank">Barabati stadium</a> premises here for the Women's World Cup to be played here and in Mumbai.<br /> <br /> The ICC endorsed the decision of the OCA to allow the Pakistan players to stay at the Club House located inside the stadium premises.<br /> <br /> "The facilities provided by the host association are wonderful and in accordance to ICC requirement. Like the Pakistan team management, the <a href="/tags/ICC/post" target="_blank">ICC</a> is also appreciating the arrangements here," an ICC spokesperson said today.<br /> <br /> According to OCA secretary Asirbad Behera, two senior functionaries of ICC — CEO <a href="/tags/Dave-Richardson/post" target="_blank">Dave Richardson</a> and David Horney — will visit Cuttack during the matches. Some senior members of the BCCI will also be here to oversee arrangements for the Women's World Cup matches being hosted by OCA.<br /> <br /> While the remaining teams of Group B — New Zealand, South Africa and Australia — are staying in a hotel in Bhubaneswar, the Pakistan team will continue to stay in the OCA Club till the end of their group matches on February 15.<br /> <br /> The <a href="/tags/OCA/post" target="_blank">OCA</a> Club has 17 luxurious double-bed rooms, 15 of which are used by the Pakistan team. Similarly, the club has a swimming pool and a sophisticated gym which are used by the Pakistan players.<br /> <br /> A team of around 15 selected cooks of the OCA cafeteria are in charge of Pakistan players' provisions, serving them their favourite dishes.<br /> <br /> "We are determined to give the best facility to our guests and see to it that the Pakistan players go from here highly satisfied," said OCA secretary <a href="/tags/Asirbad-Behera/post" target="_blank">Asirbad Behera</a>, adding that if Pakistan reach the final of the tournament, OCA would be delighted to host that match here.<br /> <br /> Meanwhile, the Pakistan team lost to Odisha XI in their second warm-up match today after registering an emphatic win in the first encounter yesterday. After a day's break tomorrow, Pakistan will start their World Cup campaign against Australia here on Friday.<br /> <br /> Pleased with the team's performance after registering a win against a World Cup participating team, the OCA has announced a cash prize of Rs 10,000 each to all the 15 players and five support staff of the Odisha team.