The Chennai Tremendous Kings (CSK) and the Board of Management for Cricket in India (BCCI) have dominated out any risk of shifting CSK’s house matches to Kerala, opposite to studies by just a few media retailers.
The persevering with Cauvery water sharing dispute between Tamil Nadu and Karnataka had led to speculations that a few of CSK’s fixtures — together with the one in opposition to Royal Challengers Bangalore — may very well be shifted to both Thiruvananthapuram or Kochi.
Kerala Cricket Affiliation secretary Jayesh George, on Sunday, added gasoline to the fireplace, claiming that he had spoken to CSK CEO, Kasi Viswanathan and high BCCI officers in Mumbai on Saturday concerning the subject.
Nonetheless, CSK CEO, Viswanathan, whereas talking to Sportstar, clarified that there have been no discussions concerning the change of venues. “I met him (George) in Mumbai yesterday (Saturday), and chatted for some time. However there was no dialogue on shifting our matches to Kerala,” Viswanathan mentioned, indicating that there may have been some misinterpretation.
BCCI’s appearing secretary, Amitabh Chaudhary, rubbished such claims. “There’s no such data to my data,” Chaudhary advised this publication.
Earlier, the KCA secretary mentioned that the state affiliation was prepared with grounds in Kochi and Thiruvananthapuram as options. However now, with the franchise bosses and the BCCI officers clearing the air, Chennai’s M. A. Chidambaram Stadium will stay CSK’s fortress, at the least for now.