Zeenews Sports Bureau
New Delhi: Keeping in mind the ongoing turmoil in Tamil Naidu, the Sri Lankan players could remain away from the matches scheduled to be played at Chennai the in sixth edition of the Indian Premier League, as per reports.
The BCCI is contemplating of possibly asking the IPL teams not to play Sri Lankan players in the cash rich tournament.
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Eight of the nine teams have high-profile Sri Lankan players.
Chennai Super Kings who are three time winners of IPL also have Sri Lankan players and it will be tough for them to host matches without them.
Ten matches will be played in Chennai. So that means CSK might play some of their games without their key Lankan players.
The sixth edition of the Indian Premier League will kick off on April 3.
Giving a jolt to the Congress, the DMK pulled out of the UPA government at Centre on Tuesday, for allowing 'watering down' of the US resolution against Sri Lanka at the UNHRC and not considering its suggestions on the matter.
After chairing an emergency meeting of TESO, a pro-Tamil organisation revived by him last year, a combative Karunanidhi charged Mamnohan Singh government with not considering any of DMK's suggested amendments to that resolution.
First Published: Tuesday, March 19, 2013, 14:23