Some countries, especially those in the Middle East, Afghanistan, Libya and Kenya, celebrated Eid a day earlier.
Soldiers and police were unable to hold back the crowd of chanting protesters.
Authorities say only one million people can join the 2022 Haj season, less than half of pre-pandemic levels.
The obstacles placed by the government in an effort to stop protesters were no match for the participants.
Chant slogans against new government set to take charge.
Even though Pakistan lost to India by 107 runs, it was heartening to see the players showing their camaraderie off the pitch.
PM Imran is the first Pakistani premier to visit Russia on a bilateral trip since Nawaz Sharif visited the country in March 1999.
The opening ceremony was held on the first day of Spring by the Chinese calendar.
Celebrations muted or cancelled in many places for the second straight year due to a surge of coronavirus infections.