Kings XI Punjab requests shifting matches out of Mohali

Kings XI Punjab has requested to shifts its matches to be played on April 13, 16, May 3 and May 5 out of Mohali. The franchise is keen to host the last two matches in Lucknow.

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The Committee of Administrators (CoA) chairman Vinod Rai, while confirming the request from Kings XI, informed that the decision would have to be made after taking into account the security arrangements at the alternate venue.   -  Akhilesh Kumar

Kings XI Punjab have requested its matches to be shifted out of Mohali. The matches are to be played on April 13, 16, May 3 and May 5.

The Committee of Administrators (CoA) chairman Vinod Rai, while confirming the request from Kings XI, informed that the decision would have to be made after taking into account the security arrangements at the alternate venue.

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Kings XI is keen to host the last two matches in Lucknow. “The request has come but we can't just shift matches without getting the police permission to hold the matches in Lucknow. The police don't want us to hold the matches a week before and after the polling date,” said Mr. Rai.