India Vs South Africa: Bengaluru police impose parking ban on several roads

India take on South Africa in the last match of the five-match T20I series at the Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru.

ByDeeksha Devadiga

Published Jun 18, 2022 | 9:13 PMUpdatedAug 18, 2022 | 12:38 PM

India Vs South Africa to play their final match on Sunday (BCCI/Twitter)

The Bengaluru Traffic Police have released extensive traffic guidelines ahead of the final match of the India-South Africa bilateral Twenty20 series, to be held at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium on Sunday, 19 June.

In anticipation of huge crowds, the police have imposed parking bans in several city areas to ensure seamless traffic during match hours.

India defeated South Africa in the fourth T20i match on Friday and levelled the five-match series to 2-2, building up high expectations for the final match.

No parking on these roads

Parking has been banned on most roads surrounding the stadium from 2 pm on Sunday to 12.30 am on Monday.

Busy roads include MG Road, Raj Bhavan Road, and T Chowdiah Road.

Vehicle parking has also been banned on both sides of MG Road from Queen’s Junction to Cauvery Emporium Junction.

The police, however, have made alternative parking arrangements at St Joseph’s Indian High School Grounds and St Joseph’s European School (Museum Road).

The first level of the Shivajinagar bus station has also been allotted for parking, and Karnataka State Cricket Association (KSCA) members have been given parking spaces at the Bowring Institute.

Transport services extended

The traffic police have advised spectators to use the Bengaluru Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) buses or the Metro.

The Namma Metro and BMTC have extended their operational hours to cater to the people watching the match from the stadium.

Entry and exit

The traffic police have made arrangements for entry for viewers to enter the stadium from gates 1 to 6 on Cubbon road.

Viewers are to use gates 7 to 11 on the Link road from Anil Kumble Circle and BRV Circle.

The entry arrangement for gates 12 to 21 has been made on Queens Road.