Jayalalithaa refuses to host Lankan players in TN during IPL matches

In a letter to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jaylalithaa said that the state government will permit IPL matches in Tamil Nadu, only if organisers provide an undertaking that no Sri Lankan players, umpires, officials or support staff participate in these matches. Justifying her stand she stated that the participation of Sri Lankan players in the IPL tournament might offend the sentiments of the people of the state.

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