Chandigarh, there is something in the air of the city that always makes it to the limelight. If we had to talk about these things than – one is the stardom, other is cricket and the last but not the least is Elante mall. You might guess it right. New Zealand cricket stars were seen at Chandigarh’s Elante Mall, chilling and hanging out with their team mates.
Purpose Of Visit:
A three-tier ODI series is being held between India and New Zealand and their 3rd match is scheduled to be held at PCA Stadium, Mohali. Both cricket teams are currently in Chandigarh. The teams arrived at Chandigarh few days prior to the match. Both teams have had practise sessions at PCA Stadium.
Apart from practise sessions at PCA, the New Zealand team players decided to go around Chandigarh to see the city beautiful and what else could have attracted them other than Elante. Some members of the team were spotted at Elante doing shopping for themselves and roaming around at Elante.
Some cricket fans in Chandigarh who were able to recognise the players asked for autographs and pictures and the New Zealand team players were seen in a happy mood.
India New Zealand ODI Match
Security For Players
There is tight police security for the match at PCA. According to various sources, more than 1300 police personnel will be on-duty to ensure a smooth flow of the match. This duty will be three-layered covering inside area, just outside the stadium area and the area which is outermost embarking the start of the stadium. The team for security will consist of 10 SPs, 26 DSPs, 35 Inspectors, 150 sub-inspectors, assistant sub-inspector, 700+ constables, 171 havildars and 80+ woman police personnel. besides an anti sabotage team. Traffic police personnel and 10 mounted police will also be present.
The images were clicked by Jeetendra Singh, a resident of Chandigarh.