Highly structured security for India-England 1st ODI in Rajkot

According to latest cricket news, highly structured security has been made for the India England 1st ODI match played at SCA stadium in Rajkot on January 11.

Talking to media, Rajkot Rural Superintendent of Police Premveer Singh said, “As many as 1,300 policemen including four SPs and 25 DySPs have been deployed in and outside the SCA stadium where the first ODI between India and England will be played.”

Further, Mr. Singh said, “The security arrangements have been divided in four sectors. Each sector would be supervised by SP cadre official.”

He added, “Nearly 500 mediapersons are coming to cover the match and therefore separate security arrangements have been made for them.”

Police officials said that the hotel, where the two teams are staying, has under high security observation and around 125 policemen were deployed in the hotel.

However, the SCA has not installed fencing on the boundary line so that viewers can watch the match continuous but has put up almost 40 CCTVs to keep a close eye on the crowd.

The above information was given to media by Niranjan Shah, the honorary secretary of the SCA.

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