The city police Saturday said there was no security threat to the Wankhede Stadium in South Mumbai during the ongoing IPL cricket matches. Also Read - England vs Pakistan 2020: Mohammad Hafeez Breaches Bio-secure Bubble in UK, PCB Puts All-rounder in Isolation
Police said a “fake news” was being circulated since Friday about the threat to the stadium. Also Read - CPL 2020: Brett Lee Picks Rashid Khan, Sanjay Manjrekar Chooses Chris Lynn as Players to Watch Out For in T20 Tournament
“There is no specific intelligence input about the threat to Wankhede Stadium during the IPL matches,” Mumbai police spokesperson DCP Manjunath Singe said. Also Read - Rahul Dravid Delivers Strong Message to State Units at BCCI Webinar, Says Don't Let Former Players' Experience go Waste
Mumbai police has been taking and will always take the highest possible security measures to keep the city safe, he added.
Police urged the people not to believe in rumours and fake news.
Mumbai Indians will take on an out-of-sorts Rajasthan Royals in a day game here on Saturday. The home team is eyeing their fourth win on the trot.