The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has no plans to shift the Indian Premier League (IPL) matches out of Chennai despite threats by Tamil activists to disrupt games involving Sri Lankan players.
The players are:
- Akila Dananjaya and Nuwan Kulasekara – Chennai Super Kings
- Jeevan Mendis and Mahela Jayawardene – Delhi Daredevils
- Sachithra Senanayake- Kolkata Knight Rider
- Lasith Malinga– Mumbai Indians
- Ajantha Mendis and Angelo Mathews – Pune Warriors
- Kusal Janith Perera-Rajasthan Royals
- Muttiah Muralitharan and Tillakaratne Dilshan- Royal Challengers
- Kumar Sangakkara and Thisara Perera- Sunrisers Hyderabad
Mahela Jayawardene will be leading Daredevils and Kumar Sangakkara will be in charge of Sunrisers.