The first step for finalizing to host the PSL 2018 in Karachi is completed. In the first step, the chairman of PCB Najma Sethi meets with CM Sindh and Reg Dickason have a brief visit to the National Cricket Stadium, Karachi.
Reg Dickason is an Australian nationality holder person. He is the head of Dubai-based security firm Eastern Star International and works as a consultant for the International Cricket Council (ICC), Federation of International Cricketers’ Associations (FICA) besides several ICC member boards.
The security team includes Mohammad Azam Khan, NSK general manager Arshad Khan and adviser to PCB chairman for southern region Salahuddin Ahmed Sallu, Reg Dickason, an expert on law enforcement for more than 16 years, visit the National Cricket Stadium Karachi, whole building as well as also visit the dressing room.
There are the heavy security measures with and outside the stadium where Reg Dickason’s visit.
After visiting the stadium, he meets with IG Sindh for more detail about PSL security. IG Sindh shear complete security plan with him and also discuss with him about the traveling route from the airport to the venue.
In the afternoon, Reg Dickason visits CM house and meet with met Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah.
One more thing, PCB will also hire a high profile security company to oversee the security arrangements for PSL 2018 security arrangments. As the same company was also hired for World XI match.
Rag Dickason after the meeting said that “I had a very productive meeting with CM and IG regarding the PSL 2018 matches in Karachi. We were given a very full and comprehensive briefing by the law enforcement agencies which was heartening, the briefing was very detailed,”
He further said that “The meeting with CM also went well and he showed lot of support for cricket coming back in Karachi,”