CSK vs KKR at Chepauk, Security Tightened for IPL Today


CSK vs KKR: The fifth match of Indian Premier League 2018 is between Chennai Super Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders. It is a first home match for CSK after a ban of two years from IPL. At this time, the political parties are trying to cancel the match in Chennai over Cauvery Issue. The match CSK vs KKR of IPl 2018 will be played today at 8 PM at M A Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai.

Currently, Tamil Nadu is facing a lot of problems due to various projects signed by the Government. It started with Central Government not yet approving for Cauvery Management Board and it became the big issue as they fail to do it. To save farmers and people of Tamil Nadu various political parties do protest each day. Likewise, they have said that until Cauvery Management Board is constituted, the IPL match will not be played in Tamil Nadu.

CSK vs KKR at Chepauk

Apart from the Cauvery Issue, Sterlite in Thoothukudi is also a major problem in Tamil Nadu for which people are protesting for more than 50 days. Another project methane in Tanjur and Neutrino plan in Theni are the main problems facing in Tamil Nadu. At this time, people and political party confess that IPL in Tamil Nadu is not necessary now and they asked to postpone the match.

However, Government failed to cancel the match and the match will continue as per the schedule. For today’s IPL, the security was tightened at Chepauk for the match. Over 4000 policemen were near and in the stadium for security. The roadways were also changed based on the match timings.

The audience and visitors have ordered a lot of restrictions. They should not carry water bottles, snacks etc with them. Mobile phones, banners, flags etc were not allowed inside the stadium. The stadium is with tight security. Among 18 gates of the stadium, visitors are allowed to enter the stadium only via 13 gates. A political party today morning tried to lock the stadium and do protest. But they were arrested. Today 5’o clock they have announced a protest but it hope it will affect the IPL match CSK vs KKR today.

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Bhuvi is a passionate blogger, working on many news websites as a freelance writer. She covers sports news in News 24x7.


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