Ahead of the crucial match, the Commissionerate Police on Saturday claimed to have made elaborate plans for the security of players as well as the spectators.
Police, fire services and security personnel took part in the mock drill to tackle any possible hostile situation.
A hover cover is a specialised hovercraft used at major cricket grounds to cover and protect the cricket pitch from inclement weather, particularly showers of rain
The meeting also featured the issue of fire safety, which the police will comply with after the fire department informs their requirement to the OCA.
Preparations at the stadium are in full swing for the much-awaited game between the Proteas and the Men in Blue.
Barabati Stadium, where India-South Africa T20I match is scheduled to be played on June 12, allegedly lacks fire safety measures
The iconic Barabati Stadium in Cuttack is all set to host a T20I match against South Africa in June this year