Chargers lose home advantage in IPL 3.0
The IPL have decided to move all of the Deccan Chargers IPL games out of Hyderabad due to the ongoing political unrest in the Telangana region.
The state as seen political unrest throughout the last few months and the Chargers opening game against the Kolkata Knight Riders had already been moved to Mumbai.
"It is confirmed that all the matches will be shifted out from there," Sundar Raman, COO of the Indian Premier League told the Times of India.
The decision to move all of the Chargers games follows the IPL's decision to move the opening game of IPL 3.0 from Hyderabad because of the security fears.
IPL commissioner Lalit Modi was concerned about the security risk with so many celebrities expected at the game.
"We will have the gala dinner and the opening ceremony along with the first match. There will be guests from all over and we can't take a chance with that," he said.