No more home advantage to Chennai Super Kings this year in IPL!
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After the ongoing protest in the city over the Cauvery river water issue, Chennai Super Kings will be no more playing in their home place, Chennai. The IPL has decided to shift Chennai matches to Pune for security concerns.
Well, who doesn't have a bond with their native place? Even, Chennai fans are upset but the spirit of cherishing their teams are still on.
Cricketers Suresh Raina, Shane Watson, and other members of the team on Twitter expressed their disappointment on the decision and expressed how much they will miss the city.
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After two years, CSK played in their home place against Kolkatta Knight Riders on 11 April. But, a group of protestors gathered outside the M.A. Chidambaram stadium demanded a boycott of the match.
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Well, a shift from Chennai to Pune, won't affect players as support and excitement from fans are on a roll.
This hasn't happened with CSK. In 2014, the franchise had Ranchi its "home ground'" and there was a ban on Sri Lankan players to play in the city.
On the other side, Rajasthan Royals won the sixth match of IPL 2018 against Delhi Daredevils held in Jaipur.
The match schedule is decided for Chennai Super Kings to be held in Pune. Here are the details-
|April 20, 2018
||Chennai Super Kings vs Rajasthan Royals
|April 28, 2018
||Chennai Super Kings vs Mumbai Indians
|April 30, 2018
||Chennai Super Kings vs Delhi Daredevils
|May 5, 2018
||Chennai Super Kings vs Royal Challengers Bangalore
|May 13, 2018
||Chennai Super Kings vs Sunrisers Hyderabad
|May 20, 2018
||Chennai Super Kings vs Kings XI Punjab