CSK chased big score successfully against KKR

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The Chennai team played its first home match yesterday against the Kolkata Knight Riders amid tight security.

The situation has forced the BCCI to explore other options as alternatives to Chennai which could host the remainder of the city's matches and also act as the home venue for the "Kings". It is likely that the CSK home matches might be shifted to Kerala or Ranchi.

Choosing to bowl first, the Super Kings got their first breakthrough on the ninth ball of the match as Knight Riders opener Sunil Narine was dismissed by Harbhajan Singh for 12. Apart from Pune, Visakhapatnam, Thiruvananthapuram, and Rajkot were selected as stand-by venues.

Chennai Super Kings were playing on their home ground for the first time in 2 years.

Groups protesting the water issue had threatened a boycott of all IPL games at MA Chidambaram Stadium which has hosted one match so far.

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The Prime Minister added that though he will be a part of the agitation, his work will continue uninterrupted. Almost 250 Parliament hours were wasted due to the disruptions, at an expense of Rs 9 crore per day.

However, during the CSK vs KKR match four people reportedly threw slippers into the ground as a mark of protest. The incident took place in the 8th over of the KKR innings, when the shoe hit both Jadeja - standing at long on - and Faf du Plessis, who was at the boundary along with Lungi Ngidi. However, the match continued and CSK recorded a thrilling victory by chasing down 203 runs.

On Wednesday, Tamil "Superstar" Rajinikanth condemned the alleged attack on three policemen during the anti-IPL protests over the Cauvery issue, drawing sharp reaction from a group of pro-Tamil film-makers.

IPL's most popular franchise CSK has made a comeback to the league after serving two-year suspension for its role in the 2013-spot fixing scandal in 2013.

Last month, the Supreme Court had ordered an increase in water share for Karnataka while delivering a judgement on the Cauvery river dispute. Naam Tamizhar leader and film personality Seeman, film-maker Bharathirajaa and scores of activists were taken into custody by police, who had a tough time managing the surging number of protesters.

As the crowd kept surging, police found it hard to differentiate the protestors and the spectators, many of whom were stranded and were itching to enter the stadium, as they would be watching the first IPL match in two years.

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