No IPL in Chennai
The Indian Premier League (IPL) matches scheduled to be held in Chennai will be shifted to another venue, according to ANI.
All remaining Chennai Super Kings (CSK) home matches will be moved out of Chennai, said ANI quoting sources.
That means there will be no ipl in Chennai this year.
The Tamil Nadu Cricket Association has postponed ticket sales for the match between Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals on April 20.
CSK have returned to the IPL after a gap of two years. On Tuesday, Chennai hosted its first IPL match in a long time with CSK defeating KKR in a thriller.
Protest ruined the game.
However, there were protests against the match both in and out of the ground.
Three Naam Tamilar Katchi (NTK) workers were detained for hurling shoes inside the Chepauk stadium during the match between the Chennai and Kolkata sides on Tuesday.
Kolkata was batting in the game against when a few shoes were hurled from the upper tier of the stands opposite to the main pavilion. The unidentified protestors hurled shoes at Ravindra Jadeja, who was stationed at long-on. The footwear missed the player fell near the boundary rope as Faf Du Plessis and Lungi Ngidi were taking a stroll. A couple of shoes also fell on the stands below, according to reports.
The protesters, who were also carrying a red flag against rules, were removed from the ground by the police, said the report quoting local organisers.
Chennai on Tuesday saw massive protests against the conduct of IPL matches amid raging Cauvery demonstrations, with police chasing away agitators in some places. One incident of agitators burning yellow jerseys, the attire of Chennai Super Kings players, was also reported.
This will affect the lives and also hurts the fans of CSK because the will not be able to see their heroes in front of them ( no ipl in Chennai).
Hundreds of activists of pro-Tamil outfits like Tamizhaga Vazhvurimai Katchi (TVK), Naam Tamizhar, Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi (VCK) and some Muslim groups staged road blockade at the arterial Anna Salai and TTK Salai, affecting traffic movement, police said.
In some places, protesters clashed with police.
Tamil ‘Superstar’ Rajinikanth on Wednesday condemned the alleged attack on three policemen during the anti-IPL protests over the Cauvery issue.
In a tweet, the 67-year-old actor said,”The worst form of violence is the assault on uniformed personnel.” “This kind of violence has to be tackled immediately, as it poses a danger to our country. We need more stringent laws to punish the perpetrators,” he added.
no ipl in Chennai
Now the all remaining matches of CSK is transfered to the ground of pune.
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No IPL in Chennai.