Curbs relaxed in Cuttack as Pakistan women cricketers head home

Ever since the Pakistani players arrived on January 27, they were kept inside the stadium premises in the OCA Club house and were not allowed to step out of the stadium due to security reasons.

updated: February 08, 2013 14:26 IST
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Cuttack: As Pakistan women cricketers left the city of Cuttack on Friday after drawing curtains to their ICC World Cup campaign, police arrangements in and around the stadium for the remaining matches have been slashed significantly.

The Odisha Cricket Association too has relaxed curbs on spectators wishing to watch the Super Six matches. Cell phones, food packets and water bottles are now allowed inside the stadium.

The stands would now have at least some spectators to encourage women cricketers, who still have a long way to match their male counterparts.

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