By Muhammad Asif Khan
Karachi: The temperature is on the rise as the arrival of the star-studded World XI is just around the corner and further good news is that a significant player in this equation, Federation of International Cricketers’ Associations (FICA), had also expressed satisfaction over the security arrangements being put in place, in Lahore, for the visiting outfit.
Talking to this correspondent, a FICA official said their experts will remain in Lahore for the implementation of the plan.
“So far FICA’s security experts are happy with the security arrangement. They will remain in Lahore to continue to monitor the ongoing implementation of the plan”, the official said
“There is no need, for a FICA representative, to travel to Lahore as long as our security experts are there”, the official added
Welcoming this development, the chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), Najam Sethi said top notch arrangements await the visitors.
“We are all set and looking forward to welcoming the World XI for the three-match series. Hope our guests have a good time in Lahore.” Sethi told this correspondent
The World XI, under South Africa’s Faf du Plisses, are scheduled to arrive in Lahore on September 11 to play three T20I games, against Pakistan, on September 12th , 13th & 15th..