India State-level T20 tournament, Tamil Nadu Premier League (TNPL 2016) will feature many international players like Dinesh Karthik, Ravichandran Ashwin, L. Balaji, Murli Vijay and more. This T20 tournament will run for 23 days and total eight teams will compete at three different venues across Tamil Nadu. The total prize money of the TNPL 2016 is Rs 3.40 crore. The winners of the tournament will get Rs 1 crore while the runners-up will get 60 lakh. Tamil Nadu Premier League TNPL 2016 schedule, teams with players list and broadcasters details are listed.
Total 31 matches which include 28 league matches, two semi-finals and the final to be played in the 1st edition of the TNPL. The 3 venues are Chennai, Dindigul (Natham) and Tirunelveli where these 8 teams will battle. Chennai will host the opening match as well as the semi-finals and the final.
The cricket tournament, Tamil Nadu TN Premier League is scheduled to take place from 27th August to 18th September 2016. The complete schedule and fixtures of TNPL 2016 with a date, time, venues and teams fixtures are updated below.
TN Premier League TNPL 2016 Schedule
|24 August 2016, Wednesday||Chepauk vs Thoothukudi, 1st Match||MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai||6:30 PM|
|25 August 2016, Thursday||Tiruvallur vs Karaikudi, 2nd Match||NPR College Ground, Dindigul||6:30 PM|
|26 August 2016, Friday||Coimbatore vs Kancheepuram, 3rd Match||MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai||6:30 PM|
|27 August 2016, Saturday||Dindigul vs Madurai, 4th Match||NPR College Ground, Dindigul||2:30 PM|
|28 August 2016, Sunday||Chepauk vs Karaikudi, 5th Match||NPR College Ground, Dindigul||2:30 PM|
|29 August 2016, Monday||Tiruvallur vs Madurai, 6th Match||NPR College Ground, Dindigul||6:30 PM|
|30 August 2016, Tuesday||Dindigul vs Kancheepuram, 7th Match||MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai||6:30 PM|
|31 August 2016, Wednesday||Coimbatore vs Thoothukudi, 8th Match||MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai||6:30 PM|
|1 September 2016, Thursday||Dindigul vs Tiruvallur, 9th Match||Indian Cement Company Ground, Tirunelveli||6:30 PM|
|2 September 2016, Friday||Madurai vs Coimbatore, 10th Match||Indian Cement Company Ground, Tirunelveli||6:30 PM|
|3 September 2016, Saturday||Karaikudi vs Thoothukudi, 11th Match||Indian Cement Company Ground, Tirunelveli||2:30 PM
|Kancheepuram vs Chepauk, 12th Match||MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai||
|4 September 2016, Sunday||Dindigul vs Thoothukudi, 13th Match||Indian Cement Company Ground, Tirunelveli||6:30 PM|
|5 September 2016Monday||Tiruvallur vs Kancheepuram, 14th Match
|Indian Cement Company Ground, Tirunelveli||2:30 PM
|Coimbatore vs Chepauk, 15th Match||Indian Cement Company Ground, Tirunelveli||6:30 PM|
|6 September 2016, Tuesday||Madurai vs Karaikudi, 16th Match||MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai||6:30 PM|
|7 September 2016, Wednesday||Tiruvallur vs Thoothukudi, 17th Match||NPR College Ground, Dindigul||6:30 PM|
|8 September 2016, Thursday||Dindigul vs Chepauk, 18th Match||NPR College Ground, Dindigul||6:30 PM|
|9 September 2016, Friday||Madurai vs Kancheepuram, 19th Match||NPR College Ground, Dindigul||2:30 PM
|Karaikudi vs Coimbatore, 20th Match||MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai||6:30 PM|
|10 September 2016, Saturday||Madurai vs Chepauk, 21st Match||NPR College Ground, Dindigul||2:30 PM|
|Tiruvallur vs Coimbatore, 22nd Match||MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai||6:30 PM|
|11 September 2016, Sunday||Dindigul vs Karaikudi, 23rd Match||NPR College Ground, Dindigul||2:30 PM
|Kancheepuram vs Thoothukudi, 24th Match||MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai||6:30 PM|
|12 September 2016, Monday||Tiruvallur vs Chepauk, 25th Match||MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai||6:30 PM|
|13 September 2016, Tuesday||Dindigul vs Coimbatore, 26th Match
|Indian Cement Company Ground, Tirunelveli||2:30 PM
|Thoothukudi vs Madurai, 27th Match||MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai||
|14 September 2016, Wednesday||Karaikudi vs Kancheepuram, 28th Match||Indian Cement Company Ground, Tirunelveli||6:30 PM|
|16 September 2016, Friday||Dindigul Dragons vs TUTI Patriots, 1st Semi-Final||Indian Cement Company Ground, Tirunelveli||6:30 PM|
|17 September 2016, TBC vs TBC, 2nd Semi Final||Chepauk Super Gillies vs Lyca Kovai Kings, 2nd Semi- Final||MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai||6:30 PM|
|18 September 2016, Sunday||TBC vs TBC, Final||MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai||6:30 PM|
Tamil Nadu Premier League TNPL 2016 Team Squads
Thoothukudi (Bid price Rs 5.21 crore)
Owner: Thoothukudi Sports and Entertainment Private Limited
Dinesh Karthik, L Balaji, Washington Sunder, Aswinathisayaraj Dav Crist, Abhinav Mukund, Aushik Srinivas, Kaushik Gandhi, Anand Subramanian, Akash Sumra, Sathyanarayan R, Sushil U, Ganesh Moorthi M, Athisayaraj Davidson, Maaruthi Raghav, Vishaal R, Siddarth S Ahuja, Lakshman V, Nathan SP, Nicul Anand.
Coimbatore (Rs 5.01 crore)
Owner: Lycra Productions Private Limited
Murali Vijay, Syed Mohammed, Mohammed M, Suryap Prakash L, Vijay Shankar, Siva Kumar, Rohith R, Vignesh K, Anirudh Sita Ram, Ajith Ram, Harish Kumar, Akshay V Srinivasan, Arun B, Anchit D, Kamalesh M, Tarun Srinivas, Adhithya Giridhar, Gowtham Thamarai.
Chepauk (Rs 5.13 crore)
Owner: Metronation Chennai Television Private Limited
R Sathish, Yo Mahesh, Thalaivan Sargunam, Anthony Dhas, Gopinath, Sai Kishore, Sasidev, Joel Joseph, Tamil Kumaran, Alaxander R, Vasanth Saravanan S, Rahul B, Ashwath Mukunthan, Karthik S, Rajeel Abdul Rahman, Nirmal Kumar, Vasudevan, Aditya Barooah, Shibi Jawahar.
Madurai (Rs 4.001 crore)
Owner: Kothari (Madras) International Limited
Arun Karthick, Suresh Kumar, Thiyagarajan, Francis Rokins, Chandrasekar, Vignesh Ganapathi, Raja M, Shijit Chandran, Vignesh L, Maan K Bafna, Muruganantham S, Aswin Kumar, Amarnath, Varun Narendar, Sakthi P, Anton Andrew Subikshan, Mihir R, Edward Kennedy, Madhu C. Coach: Michael Bevan.
Kancheepuram (Rs 3.69 crore)
Owner: Ruby Builders and Promoters Indrajith B, Koushik J, Jesuraj R, Shahrukh Khan M, Bharath Shankar, Prathiban, Varun Kumar, Prabhu M, Kaushik J, Ganesh L, Adithya Ganesh, Siddharth S, Suthesh T, Nilesh Subramanian, Akkil Srinaath, Pradosh Ranjan Paul, Mitchell Anthony, Trilok Nag, Aditya B.
Thiruvallur (Rs 3.48 crore)
Owner: VB Cricket Academy
Aparjith B, Abhishek Tanwar, Rahil S Shah, Kavin R, Chaturved NS, Malolan Rangarajan, Rohit R, Jaganath Sinivas, Vignesh GV, Sanjay Yadav, Arun S, Samruddh Bhat, Hari Nishaanth, Lakshminarayanan, Govindaraj, Silambarasan, Mukilesh, Samuel S, Santosh Shiv.
Dindigul (Rs 3.42 crore)
Owner: Take Solutions Limited
R Ashwin, Ashwin M, Natarajan, Sanjay MS, Jagadeesan N, Ganga Sridhar Raju, Subramania Siva, Sunny Kumar Singh, Mukunth, Wilkins Victor, Ashwin Venkataraman, Shyam Sundar, Dinesh S, Yazh Arul Mozhi, Prashant Prabhu, Abhishek, Vivek, Adithya Arun, Silambarasan.
Karaikudi (Rs 3.30 crore)
Owner: Chettinad Apparels Private Limited
Badrinath, Aniruda, Sunil Sam, Suresh Babu, Lokeshwar, Ganapathi Chandrasekar, Shoaib MD Khan, Vishal Vaidhya, Sonu Yadav, Rajkumar, Mohan Prasath, Vijay Kumar, Abhinav M, Jerome A, Srinivasan R, Kiran Akash, Sujay S, Swaminathan S, Shahjahan. Coach: Robin Singh.
TNPL 2016 Broadcasting TV Channels
Star Sports is the official broadcaster for the tournament and Star Sports 1 and Star Sports HD 1 will live telecast all the matches of TPNL 2016 in India.