The security blanket all across Bangalore was tight because of the India vs Pakistan match here. The fans though did not seem to mind the men in uniform all that much as they battled past cordons to catch the match live. A look (BCCI image)
The usual frisking was carried out effectively by the cops although the woman in this picture seems to have taken offense to some instruction. (BCCI image)
PCB officials had visited all the venues last month and had said they were happy with the security arrangements.
It was clear that the arrangements were put into place effectively on the match day as well. (BCCI image)
It was a packed M Chinnaswamy Stadium for the opening math of the series. This is the first bi-lateral series between the two series since 2007. (BCCI image)
Early start: They say there is no age to enjoy an India vs Pakistan match. This little boy would perhaps vouch for that. (BCCI image)