Ind vs SA T20I: South Africa team leave hotel; undertake net practice at Barabati stadium


Bhubaneswar: South Africa team left for Barabati stadium from Mayfair hotel in Bhubaneswar for net practice session.

The SA team on Saturday spent some quality time at Nets at the Historic Barabati Stadium in Cuttack head of Sunday encounter against the India team.

To welcome the players, OCA has made special arrangements.

Odisha Director General (DG) Of Police Sunil Bansal and other senior officials of Commissionerate Police took stock of the security arrangements at the ground on Friday.

Twin City Police Commissioner, Saumendra Priyadarshi said, “62 platoons of police force to be deployed for India-South Africa T20I match. 8 DCPs, 4 Addl DCPs, 200 officers will be in charge of the entire security arrangements. Special parking arrangements made for visitors at five different places.”

Team South Africa led by Temba Bavuma will be training at the stadium from 1 pm to 4 pm while Team India led by Rishabh Pant will be training from 5 pm to 7 pm. The net has been prepared for the practice of both teams.

Crowds of spectators are expected to gather in various galleries of the stadium to watch the practice of both teams. Security has also been beefed up for the practice session.

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