2011 India vs Sri Lanka final: what you can take and cannot carry into Wankhede stadium


What are the traffic directions and diversions in south mumbai on April 2nd? Where can I park my car near Wankhede stadium? Can I take my camera to Wankhede stadium? This article gives answers to these and other questions, with complete information on the do's and dont's for spectators when visiting the Wankhede stadium to watch the 2011 Cricket World Cup final.

Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai is hosting the finals of the 2011 Cricket World Cup. When India defeated Pakistan in the semi-finals, the excitement naturally grew and thetickets for India vs Sri Lanka cricket World Cup final are no longer available. Those lucky enough to have booked well in advance can watch first-hand the men in blue taking on the Tigers.

However, these spectators need to be cautioned on what they can carry inside the stadium.

What items are allowed inside Wankhede Stadium for the 2011 ICC World Cup final
1. Paper banners and paper posters.
2. Small purses for money and small wallets.
3. Flags, but without any bamboo sticks.
4. Mobile phones - will be checked by the security staff first.

What items are not allowed inside Wankhede Stadium for the 2011 ICC World Cup final
1. Electronic items - this includes iPods, remotes, laptops, calculators, etc.
2. Cameras
3. Binoculors
4. Transistors
5. Bags - this includes shoulder bags and pouches
6. Water bottles
7. Inflammable and explosive materials, including matchsticks, lighters and cigarettes
8. Pen knives and any sharp items
9. Weapons of all kinds
10. Sticks - this includes sticks of flags. Take only the flags
11. Firecrackers
12. Tobacco
13. Food items

Further notes:
* Spectators are advised to use public transport and avoid travelling to the stadium in their private vehicles. Within a 1km radius of the stadium, no vehicles will be allowed.
* BEST buses will shuttle between the parking zones and the stadium.
* There will be a 5kms. lane for spectators starting from Worli naka & Haji Ali
* Central Railway and Western Railway will operate special trains after 11p.m. to Kalyan, Panvel, Virar and Borivili.
* If you see anybody who is doing something suspicious or find any bag or item that is suspicious or seems to have been abandoned, immediately call up or SMS to: 9146009090 (ph. no. as stated in Hindustan Times) or dial '100' (police control room number). Do not touch or open any unattended abandoned items, including bags, mobile phones, rolled up items, tiffin boxes, toys, etc. Alert the nearest security persons immediately. Do not panic and needlessly create a stampede.

Traffic regulations & parking restrictions

Parking zones

Traffic & driving directions with map can be seen here: Road routes traffic directions to Wankhede stadium


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