Indian fans throng the Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium in Jamtha, Nagpur for the World T20 opening match between India and New Zealand. Thousands of fans have queued up at the venue nearly six hours before the match starts. 

Here are the pictures taken by mid-day's Harit N Joshi...

Nagpur crowds'MS Dhoni' and 'Virat Kohli' outside the Nagpur stadium ahead of the Wt20 tie. 

Nagpur crowdsA man waves the tricolour as fans proceed to the stadium

Nagpur crowds

Brendon McCullum will be missed and these fans made a sweet gesture to let everyone know that

Nagpur crowdsA woman supporter with a kid at the Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium