ICC World Cup Semi-Final: India will take on New Zealand in the first semifinal at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai tomorrow. The match will start at 2 in the afternoon.
This is the second time that the two teams will be facing off each other in a World Cup semi-final, the last one was in 2019. The Wankhede Stadium, which is known for its high-scoring encounters, India had secured an impressive 302-run triumph against Sri Lanka earlier in the tournament.
Mumbai’s deputy commissioner of police, Pravin Mundhe, said that the Mumbai Police is well prepared as far as security is concerned. He said that considering the significance of this semi-final match, they have heightened the security measures. He added that around 120 officers and 600 men are going to be deployed in and around the stadium.
Mundhe further said that along with the officers, striking forces, riot control parties, and quick reaction teams have also been deployed.