World XI Players Arrive in Lahore Amid Unprecedented Security

World XI Players Arrive in Lahore Amid Unprecedented Security

Karachi: In what could be the start of universal cricket continuing in strife-torn Pakistan, a World Eleven side arrived in Lahore on Sunday night for a Twenty20 arrangement against the hosts. An exceptional security welcoming the side, to be driven by South African skipper Faf du Plessis, at the Allama Iqbal International airplane terminal for Independence Cup.

The World Eleven players arrived in Lahore

The World Eleven players arrived in Lahore

The World Eleven players arrived in Lahore

Players of World -XI cricket team arrive in Lahore

Not long after in the wake of arriving in Lahore, the World Eleven players and authorities were taken to a five-star lodging on the principle Mall street which was shut for movement from all sides.

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) and International Cricket Council (ICC) had reported prior there would be no media communication at the airplane terminal.

The high security cover which included paramilitary officers and police commandos is justifiable given this is the primary authority visit by a group after a fear based oppressor assault on the Sri Lankan group in March, 2009.

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ICC World XI players arrive in Pakistan amid tight security

Since that assault no best Test group has come to Pakistan because of security concerns and the ICC additionally declined to send any match arbitrator and umpires for the constrained overs arrangement played by Zimbabwe in May, 2015 in Lahore.

Be that as it may, the World Eleven visit which is being seen by the PCB as a distinct advantage to convey back global cricket to the nation is upheld by the ICC as well as the world overseeing body has additionally supported the visit of security specialists to Lahore for the security courses of action.

The short visit incorporates three T20 internationals planned for September 12, 13 and 15 at the Gaddafi stadium. The ICC has likewise sent its match arbitrator, Richie Richardson to administer the arrangement and a powerful individual from the world body, Giles Clarke additionally arrived with the World Eleven side on Sunday night.

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Clarke who heads the ICC?s uncommon team on Pakistan cricket has assumed an instrumental part in conveying the World Eleven to the nation in spite of the fact that the visit will cost the PCB a whooping USD 3 million in costs including installment of around USD 100,000 to each of the 14 players from South Africa, Australia, England, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and the West Indies.

“It is only a begin for the general population of Pakistan who are parched to see worldwide cricket coordinates in the nation. We have Sri Lanka and West Indies arranged in October and November also,? PCB Chairman Najam Sethi said. Sethi, in any case, conceded that the Sri Lankan and West Indies had influenced it to clear that their visits were liable to the World Eleven visit going off easily.

Sethi was instrumental in having the last of the second version of the Pakistan Super League in Lahore in March. ICC security specialists have gone to Lahore twice as of late to clear the visit. Samual Badree did not touch base with the World Eleven squad from Dubai and is because of achieve Lahore on Monday evening.

World Eleven side:

Faf du Plessis (Captain), Hashim Amla, Colin Miller, Imran Tahir, Morne Morkel (SA), George Bailey, Tim Paine, Bn Cutting (Aust), Tamim Iqbal (Bangladesh), Thessira Perrara (Sri Lanka), Grant Elliot (NZ), Paul Collingwood (Eng) Darren Sammy and Samuel Badree (West Indies).

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