Indian Premier League (IPL) chairman Rajeev Shukla on Monday made it clear that Chennai’s residence video games is not going to be shifted to every other venue.
Chatting with Sportstar, Shukla confirmed that he has spoken to the Tamil Nadu Authorities concerning the problem. “There will probably be no change of venue. We aren’t transferring out of Chennai as we’ve got bought assurances from the police, authorities and the involved authorities that satisfactory safety will probably be offered,” Shukla stated.
Chennai Tremendous Kings – returning to the IPL after two years – which beat Mumbai Indians within the season opener, is slated to host Kolkata Knight Riders on the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium on Tuesday, and Shukla appealed to the political events to maintain the T20 league out of the Cauvery water-sharing controversy.
“It’s a sporting occasion which is being watched by folks from all elements of the world, so it ought to be avoided these points. Why drag the IPL into all this?” the seasoned administrator stated.
However with rising political pressure in Tamil Nadu, has the Board considered an alternate venue?
“If authorities in Tamil Nadu present the safety, we’ll host all of the matches in Chennai. There will probably be no back-up plans as of now. We’re going forward with our unique schedule,” Shukla stated.
On Sunday, Kerala Cricket Affiliation (KCA) secretary, Jayesh George, had added gas to fireside, claiming Kerala will host a few of Chennai’s fixtures. CSK CEO, Kasi Viswanathan, and BCCI appearing secretary, Amitabh Chaudhary, nevertheless, had rubbished such claims.
Shukla, too, echoed the same view. “Folks will carry on making requests. Each state needs to host IPL,” Shukla stated.
No IPL for Warner
In the meantime, there have been studies that Cricket Australia has cleared David Warner for the IPL, however the event chairman iterated that the contaminated Aussie batsman will stay suspended on this version of the IPL. “IPL has bought its personal regulation. We’ve got taken a choice and it doesn’t matter what Cricket Australia thinks now. Thus far, our resolution is, Warner is barred from enjoying IPL this 12 months,” Shukla stated.