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Strict security will beprovided to ensure player safety: Police

It has been revealed that the Police Department would provide special protection to ensure the safety of cricketers taking part in the Cricket match to be played at the R. Premadasa Stadium tomorrow.

According to a Police media spokesman and Assistant Superintendent of Police Ruwan Gunasekera, nearly 1,000 policemen would be on duty when the match commences. However, throwing of empty bottles and entering the ground is strictly prohibited for spectators, while those who disobey and act in a manner which would cause problems to the spectators will be arrested and legal actions taken against them.

It had been also revealed that the Policemen on duty during the match at the R. Premadasa Stadium, would also be responsible for the control of vehicles entering the R. Premadasa Stadium. A special CCTV Camera system would be installed to monitor the spectators.