Forward of the 5 2023 Cricket World Cup matches that Lucknow will host, police listed below are making ready the bottom for an efficient security and mob management plan, and sketching out the motion of worldwide groups, stated Lucknow joint commissioner of police (JCP) (Legislation & Order) Upendra Agarwal on Wednesday.
Whereas the World Cup will start on October 5, the Metropolis of Nawabs will witness its first match, at Ekana Worldwide Stadium, of the match on October 12 when Australia and South Africa go towards one another. In different 4 fixtures, Australia and Sri Lanka will collide on October 16, Netherlands and Sri Lanka on October 21, India and England on October 29 and Netherlands and Afghanistan on November 3.
Whereas Australia, Sri Lanka and the Dutch will play two matches every in Lucknow, England, South Africa, India and Afghanistan will play one match every right here.
He stated officers from the embassies of the UK and Australia in India visited town on Tuesday and had been briefed in regards to the security preparations. “We had a protracted dialogue over security points. We’re engaged on making obligatory changes as prompt by the 2 embassies,” he said.
Agarwal stated the authorities had been made conscious of the security preparations being made on the stadium in addition to resorts the place the gamers will keep throughout their Lucknow visits.
“We can even maintain tab on each overseas customer coming to Lucknow to help the groups of their international locations. Lucknow police are in fixed contact with embassies of nations whoses groups will probably be visiting town,” he added.
He stated a rehearsal of the security plan implementation can be carried out two days earlier than the matches and no stones can be left turned. He stated the authorities of each the embassies had been happy with the police’s security plan. He stated it was possible that authorities from different international locations would additionally go to Lucknow to evaluate the security plan earlier than the match.