As many as 600 well-equipped police officers are performing security duty to shield Bangladesh Under-16 cricket team, playing a tournament in KRL Cricket Stadium in Rawalpindi, as reported by the Pakistani daily the Nation.
Besides this, Elite Force officials are assisting the police, while Pakistan Army troops are also deputed at the route of the visitors to guard them from their hotel to the stadium. A comprehensive security plan has been devised by the City Police.
A 15 member Bangladesh Under-16 cricket team travelled to Pakistan to play two three-day matches and three one-day matches. Before the series, a four-member security delegation of Bangladesh government visited Pakistan to monitor the security and safety arrangements for Under-16 and women's cricket teams visit in the coming weeks.
Bangladesh national women's team are also engaged in a series against their Pakistani counterparts in Lahore which ends on November 4.