Local fans in chennai are said to be protesting the presence of Sri Lankan players in this year's Indian Premier League.
The sixth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) will commence on April 3, 2013. A total of 73 league matches will be played across 12 venues in India.
According to PTI, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) indicated in clear terms that Pune Warriors, owned by Sahara Group, would play all their IPL home games this season at Pune.
Pune's remaining home matches are scheduled at the same stadium on April 11 (vs Rajasthan Royals), April 17 (vs Sunrisers Hyderabad), April 30 (vs Chennai Super Kings), May 2 (vs Royal Challengers Bangalore), May 9 (vs Kolkata Knight Riders), May 11 (vs Mumbai Indians) and May 18 (vs Delhi Daredevils).
IPL games are also to be hosted in Raipur (alternative home venue for Delhi Daredevils) on April 28 (vs Pune Warriors) and May 1 (vs Kolkata Knight Riders) and in Ranchi (alternative venue of KKR) on May 14 (vs Pune Warriors).