Kolkata police is leaving no stone unturned to when it comes to security and safety measurement ahead of the sixth edition of the IPL. The city's police commissioner himself inspected the stadium and security checks ahead of the IPL matches.

Police also inspected the venue operation centre (VOC) which during the last edition had collapsed injuring two people after a thunder storm hit the stadium during Kolkata Knight Rider's (KKR) match against the now defunct Deccan Chargers.