Chennai Super Kings came back roaring back to home after serving their two years of the ban and getting their 2nd win on trout in this edition of Indian Premier League. The fans were celebrating this win after seeing their team play after two years, but it was Wednesday’s afternoon which gave them the worst news.
As there was a protest going on outside the stadium before the start of play and we have also seen it in the stadium too. BCCI was fast to react on this, and they decided to shift all the home games of Chennai outside of the home town. The most popular franchise of IPL edition has made a come back after serving two years ban due to charges of spot-fixing.
Ahead of their Tuesday’s match protest was witnessed outside the stadium and also the shoe was thrown from the crowd during the match at Ravindra Jadeja. Various groups were calling not to host the games as the state is facing such a grave situation. There is a political dispute going on in Chennai due to the Cauvery water dispute.
Board of Control for Cricket in India has identified four cities, any one of them may be hosting Chennai home game and will also become Chennai’s home ground for this IPL edition. They are Visakhapatnam, Thiruvananthapuram, Pune and Rajkot. CSK can play their matches at these venues,” Mr Rai told PTI. It will be CSK’s call to decide the place from the given option.
IPL chairperson Rajiv Shukla has also spoken to Union Home Secretary and expecting help from Government for smooth conduction of IPL matches in Chennai. CSK’s next home match is on 20th of April against Rajasthan Royal, and the involved people are also expecting the issue can also be resolved till that time. However, the ticket sale of next match at Chidambaram Stadium is put on hold, and after monitoring the situation, a call will be taken.