No plans to shift IPL matches out of Chennai: BCCI

Both Shetty and Shukla said that they haven't received any communication from Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) raising concern over the security of their players in IPL.

updated: March 24, 2013 13:19 IST
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New Delhi: The Indian cricket board has no plans to shift Indian Premier League (IPL) matches out of Chennai despite threats by Tamil activists to disrupt games involving Sri Lankan players.

"As of now the matches will be held in Chennai. We have no plans to shift them out," Ratnakar Shetty, chief administrative officer of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), told IANS in New Delhi on Sunday.

Street protests have taken place in Tamil Nadu to denounce the killings of Tamil civilians in the war against the Tamil Tigers in Sri Lanka.

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