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Preparations under way at Karachi’s National Stadium for PSL 2019 fixtures

SAMAA | - Posted: Mar 7, 2019 | Last Updated: 12 months ago
SAMAA |
Posted: Mar 7, 2019 | Last Updated: 12 months ago
A state-of-the-art control room will monitor spectators entering and leaving the venue

Preparations for the Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2019 fixtures at Karachi's National Stadium are in full swing.

Curators have prepared five pitches for the eight games that are to be played in the city.

The installation of teflon sheets on the roofs of the stands are in the final stages as well.

A state-of-the-art command and control room has been set up at the stadium, which will monitor every person entering or exiting the venue.

Related: All of PSL4’s Pakistan matches have been shifted to Karachi

Eighty high-definition and night vision cameras -- 10 rotating and 70 fixed -- have also been installed.

Karachi police chief Ameer Sheikh said that a full dress rehearsal took place earlier and they are in contact with all security agencies regarding security at the stadium. Spectators will be checked before entering the stadium for the matches but it won't be a hassle for them, he said.

He also said that this year, the arrangements for refreshments will be better.

Related: Shane Watson is coming to Karachi for PSL 2019

AIG Sheikh added that the stadium gates will be opened for the public at 2pm and will be closed two hours before the match time. He went on to say that four parking spots have been designated on University Road while one parking spot has been designated on Dalmia Road.

Sheikh confirmed that a shuttle service will also take spectators from the parking places to the stadium.

The Pakistan leg of the PSL 2019 kicks off in Karachi on March 9 with the Lahore Qalandars taking on defending champions Islamabad United. Three of the eight matches were to be played in Lahore but were shifted to Karachi due to logistical issues.

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      Shazia Kamran  March 7, 2019 9:22 pm/ Reply

    3 tickets for PSL final

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      Saqib altaf  March 8, 2019 10:17 pm/ Reply

    I want these tickets

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      Rukshanda  March 9, 2019 3:50 pm/ Reply

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      Kamran Masood  March 10, 2019 10:56 am/ Reply

    I need at least 3 tickets for psl final of the most reasonable enclosure, anyone there willing to sale ?

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