Bangalore:The Indian and Pakistani cricket teams arrived on Wednesday for the third and final Test starting at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium on December 8.
Members of the two teams, who flew in from Kolkata where the second Test was drawn, were given a traditional welcome at the team hotel.
India is leading 1-0 in the three-match series having won the first Test.
"The two teams will take rest today," a local organising official said. "They will start net sessions on Thursday."
Security was tight at the hotel, where the teams are staying.
Police said more than 2,000 personnel would be on duty in and around the Stadium during the Test.