The security plan for the upcoming matches during the second leg of the ongoing seventh edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) has been finalised during the Cabinet Committee on Law and Order meeting at Civil Secretariat on Tuesday, The News has reported.
The meeting, which was chaired by Punjab Minister for Law and Parliamentary Affairs Raja Basharat, was attended by provincial ministers Ansar Majeed Niazi, Rai Taimoor Bhatti and senior civil and police officers.
During the meeting, Basharat informed that the PSL players and officials will be given the status of stated guests in the city.
“A final rehearsal will be held by the Lahore district administration and police ahead of the matches on February 4 and 6,” the minister said, adding that the security plan will be enforced in the city from February 7.
Meanwhile, Basharat also directed the concerned authorities to make sure that the CCTV cameras in the surroundings of Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore and are fully operational during the matches.
Notably, Lahore is scheduled to host 19 PSL matches including the playoffs, starting from February 10.
Earlier as part of the preparations, lights were installed around the historic Gaddafi stadium and renovation work were also done at the stadium ahead of the second-leg matches.
Schedule of matches at Gaddafi Stadium Lahore
10 Feb – Multan Sultans vs Peshawar Zalmi
11 Feb – Lahore Qalandars vs Multan Sultans
12 Feb – Islamabad United vs Quetta Gladiators
13 Feb – Peshawar Zalmi vs Karachi Kings; Lahore Qalandars vs Quetta Gladiators
14 Feb – Islamabad United vs Karachi Kings
15 Feb – Peshawar Zalmi vs Quetta Gladiators
16 Feb – Multan Sultans vs Karachi Kings
17 Feb – Islamabad United vs Peshawar Zalmi
18 Feb – Multan Sultans vs Quetta Gladiators; Lahore Qalandars vs Karachi Kings
19 Feb – Lahore Qalandars vs Islamabad United
20 Feb – Quetta Gladiators vs Karachi Kings; Multan Sultans vs Islamabad United
21 Feb – Lahore Qalandars vs Peshawar Zalmi
23 Feb – Qualifier (1 vs 2)
24 Feb – Eliminator 1 (3 vs 4)
25 Feb – Eliminator 2 (Loser Qualifier 1 vs Winner Eliminator 1)
27 Feb – (Qualifier v Eliminator 2) Final