In Gujarat, all preparations are in place for the Cricket World Cup Final to be played between India and Australia at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad this afternoon. As distinguished guests including Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Australian Deputy Prime Minister Richard Marles are expected to watch the match, tight security arrangements have been made. An airshow has been organised before the match. The Suryakiran aerobatic team of the Indian Air Force will be performing at the Stadium.
A large number of Indians are also coming from abroad to see the match. Western Railways is running three pairs of superfast special trains between Mumbai Central-Ahmedabad, Bandra Terminus-Ahmedabad and Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT)-Ahmedabad at special fares to accommodate the extra crowd of cricket fans.