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PSL 2023: Players’ lives in danger, PCB issued this statement after terrorist attack in Karachi

New Delhi: When there was a big terrorist attack in Karachi on Friday, then the lives of the players playing in the Pakistan Super League (PSL) were at risk. It was being said that the PSL could be postponed due to the safety of the players amid the terrorist attacks, but Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Najam Sethi says that the Pakistan Super League (PSL) will continue despite the terrorist attack. ready for. The PCB said that Karachi Kings and Quetta Gladiators will face off at the National Stadium in Karachi on Saturday.

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Players were practicing at the National Stadium

In fact, Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) terrorists attacked the Karachi police office near Shar-e-Faisal, one of the city’s main roads, on Friday evening. The encounter lasted for more than three hours. All the terrorists were killed in this. This was the first major attack in Karachi in many years, although it came just after an attack on a mosque in Peshawar on 30 January. The players of the Gladiators team were practicing at the National Stadium at the time of the attack. They were delayed in going back to their hotels, but the PCB said it was confident of the security provided to the teams.

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Presidential level security for the teams

PCB chief Najam Sethi said in a statement, “PSL 8 will go ahead as planned. Friday’s incident was not related to cricket.” “We are working closely with all stakeholders including local and foreign security experts. PCB is committed to provide complete security to all the participants. Will continue to work closely with security experts and law enforcement agencies as always” Presidential level security has been provided to the teams and officials to leave no stone unturned.

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