Chennai out of IPL 2018: Vizag front-runner to host CSK’s home matches

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BCCI has short-listed four cities to host Chennai Super King’s home matches after the IPL franchise was told to consider shifting base due to the Cauvery water dispute, which has created a volatile political situation in the state, CoA chief Vinod Rai said. According to IPL sources, Visakhapatnam is front-runner from among the four cities, the other three being Trivandrum, Pune and Rajkot. There were already calls by various groups not to host cricket matches in the city when the state was facing such a grave situation. Massive protests were witnessed yesterday ahead of the match between CSK and Kolkata Knight Riders and an identified protestor flung a shoe at CSK’s Ravindra Jadeja during the match

1. No ticket sale for CSK, RR IPL 2018 match: Ticket sales for the match between Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals on 20.04.18 has been postponed. Further details will be intimated in due course: Tamil Nadu Cricket Association.