New Delhi: Following the Cricket World Cup final on April 2 at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai, anti-aircraft guns will be strategically placed and National Security Guards (NSG) will join thousands of security personnel to provide protection cover at the venue.

India is all set to take on Sri Lanka in the final match and the Centre is taking no chances as President Pratibha Patil and her Sri Lankan counterpart Mahinda Rajapaksa are set to watch the encounter.

Teams of NSG commandos and around 400 central paramilitary personnel will assist Mumbai Police to ensure foolproof security.

All air bases near Mumbai, Indian Navy and Coast Guard have been put on high alert to ensure security in the air and sea during the Saturday's match which is also expected to be watched by a host of Union Ministers, Chief Minister of Maharashtra Prithviraj Chavan and other leaders.

Quick Reaction Teams and women personnel of CRPF will be stationed at vital locations in and around the stadium to respond to any exigency.

Home Ministry officials are in constant touch with Mumbai Police and the Maharashtra government to ensure security.

"There is no concern for security. We will ensure that everything goes off well in Mumbai," a Home Ministry official said.

(Agencies)