The Pakistan government has decided to deploy Pakistan Army and Punjab Rangers to ensure adequate security during Asia Cup matches Pakistan.
Notably, Pakistan is hosting a part of the major tournament for the first time since the 1996 World Cup and government is not leaving any stone unturned to maintain smooth proceedings.
Asia Cup: Security measures
Pakistan Army to be deployed in Multan and Lahore.
Pakistani Rangers to ensure safety to foreign teams.
Special Forces will be on standby.
Asia Cup: Teams travelling in Pakistan for Asia Cup matches
Except India, Sri Lanka, Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Nepal will play one game each in Pakistan.
Asia Cup: Matches in Pakistan
Pakistan vs Sri Lanka – August 30, 2023 – Multan Cricket Stadium, Multan
Bangladesh vs Afghanistan – September 3, 2023 – Gadaffi Stadium in Lahore
Afghanistan vs Sri Lanka – September 5, 2023 – Gadaffi Stadium in Lahore
A1 vs B2, Super Fours – September 6, 2023 – Gadaffi Stadium in Lahore
While India is not playing any of it’s games in Pakistan, BCCI President Roger Binny and Vice-President Rajiv Shukla will visit Pakistan on September 4 and will watch Afghanistan vs Sri Lanka match on September 5.
Roger Binny, Rajiv Shukla and BCCI secretary Jay Shah will also visit Sri Lank to watch high-stake Ind vs Pakistan match on September 2.
The Asia Cup will start on August 30 with Pakistan hosting Nepal in Multan Cricket Stadium.