Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago revealed, T20 World Cup to be held in June received terrorist threat

Port of Spain. The T20 World Cup to be held in West Indies and America has received terrorist threat. Disclosing this, Trinidad’s Prime Minister Keith Rowley said that the host will make additional efforts regarding security measures to deal with this threat. 20 teams including India are participating in the T20 World Cup to be held from June 1. According to media reports, West Indies has received a threat. Apart from a few preliminary round matches, the entire Super Eight stage, semi-finals and final will be played in West Indies.

Rolle told the ‘Trinidad Daily Express’, “It is unfortunate that even in the 21st century, the threat of terrorism in various forms remains in the world.” He did not name any organization but reports said That Islamic State has given this threat through its channel. “It is against this backdrop that all nations, like our region, when hosting large numbers of people, must make additional efforts in national security preparedness and response readiness to take all threats, expressed or implied, seriously,” Rowley said. Are.”

He said all six venues in the West Indies will be under strict surveillance throughout the tournament to ensure no security breaches. World Cup matches in the West Indies will be played in Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Guyana, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and Grenada, Trinidad and Tobago. In America, matches will be held in Florida, New York and Texas. Cricket West Indies said that full measures are being taken to ensure foolproof security of the World Cup.

Jonny Graves, CEO of Cricket West Indies, told ‘Cricbuzz’, “We are continuously monitoring the situation in collaboration with the authorities and all the security measures are being taken for the tournament.” Want to assure about the security of T20 World Cup. We have put in place a comprehensive and robust security plan.” When contacted, an ICC representative said their position was similar to that of Cricket West Indies.

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