PSL Final in Lahore: FICA warns foreign players of security threat


Federation of International Cricketers’ Associations (FICA) has released a report warning foreign players that “an acceptable level of participant security and safety cannot be expected or guaranteed” for the Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2017 final.

The organisers of PSL have already announced that the final will be held in Lahore on March 7, as planned, whether overseas players take part or not.

They further added, “If they decline to travel, they will be replaced by players from Pakistan.”

In the report, FICA has warned that the risk level in Pakistan remains “at an extremely elevated state”. The report suggests that overseas players declined to participate in the final due to concerns over player safety,

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