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BCCI to take call on shifting IPL from Cheni: CSK CEO

New Delhi, April 11: Cheni Super Kings (CSK) Chief Execuitve Officer K.S. Viswathan on Tuesday confirmed that the Cheni police have suggested they shift their IPL matches from Cheni amidst the volatile situation over the Cauvery waters dispute.
“We talked to the Cheni Commissioner of Police over the issue. They suggested we shift the matches as the situation is volatile in the city,” Viswathan told IANS on the phone.
“We have put the ball in BCCI’s court and the board will now take a call on the issue,” the CEO added.
On Tuesday, IPL Chairman Rajeev Shukla had met with the Home Secretary at his North Block office in the wake of demands by various Tamil groups and political parties that IPL Twenty20 matches be suspended in the city until the Cauvery waters dispute is sorted out.
The Tamil groups had demanded that the authorities cancel Tuesday’s IPL match in Cheni between Cheni Super Kings (CSK) and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR). (IANS)

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