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IPL 2019: RR vs Kings XI match in Jaipur today; traffic diversions around SMS Stadium

A team of 900 police officials will be deputed in and around the SMS stadium during the match.

March 25, 2019, 11:22 am

IPL 2019 SMS stadium CP Joshi

RCA President CP Joshi inspecting the SMS stadium on Sunday night.

Jaipur:  The 12th edition of T20 Indian Premier League (IPL) 2019 kicked off on March 23 and the Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) is all set to host the first match between Rajasthan Royals (RR) and Kings XI Punjab at SMS stadium in Jaipur on Monday from 8 pm onwards. A team of 900 police officials will be deputed in and around the SMS stadium during the match. The traffic police officials said that the traffic would be diverted on the roads leading to the venue in the city on Monday. Traffic will be diverted from JDA circle and Police Memorial. Also, traffic coming from 22 Godam circle to Polo circle will be diverted to Sahakar Marg and Sardar Patel Marg. Vehicles coming from Statue circle will be diverted to Prithviraj T point and Baghdia Bhavan. Traffic going towards SMS Hospital will be diverted to RBI turn, added officials. The officials have made specials arrangements for parking.  VIP Vehicles will be parked at South block parking of the stadium. The vehicles coming from the east gate of the stadium will be parked near SMS Investment ground. The vehicles coming from North gate of the stadium will be parked in the ground near Ambedkar Circle and the vehicles coming from the west and south gate of the stadium will be parked at Amrudon Ka Bagh ground. The parking will be prohibited in the area from Ambedkar circle to Assembly, Pankaj Singhvi Marg and Nagar Nigam headquarters. According to Jaipur Police Commissioner Anand Srivastav, the visitors to the match will not be allowed to bring anything except their cell phones. A total of seven IPL 2019 matches will be played at SMS Stadium in Jaipur in the T20 league’s 12th edition. The matches will be played between March 25 and April 27.

First published: March 25, 2019
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