Cuttack: The Commissionerate Police on Thursday conducted a mock drill at Barabati Stadium in Cuttack ahead of the T20 One Day International (ODI) match between India and South Africa.
The drill was conducted by various departments to tighten security arrangements for the safety of the players. Personnel of fire services, police, ODRAF, health department, and Odisha Cricket Association (OCA) staff were part of the mock drill.
Twin City Police Commissioner Soumendra Priyadarshi said while there will be tight security arrangements for the T20 match ie to be held on June 12, it is important that the administration should be prepared to tackle any exigencies.
The decision to conduct a mock drill or evacuation drill had been taken in a preparatory meeting so that the administration will be on alert in case any untoward incident occurs during, before, or after the match.