Tamilnadu premier league is another Domestic T20 league which is just limited to Tamilnadu state players only. TPNL 2016 is scheduled to start on 24th August and will end on 18th September. In this Tamilnadu premier league, total eight number of the teams will be taking part and total 31 matches going to play in his first edition of the Tamilnadu premier league. Tamilnadu Premier League 2016 players list and teams names have been announced by the officials.
The South India has some extra talented cricket player in their state so TNPL can be the platform for them to showcase their talent in the Tamilnadu premier league. There are some star cricketers who played for the national team are also going to be part of this Tamilnadu premier league. Players like Ravichandran Ashwin, Murali Vijay, Dinesh Karthik, Laxmipati Balaji are also part of this league. So, the youngster has the good opportunity learn something from these senior players.
There are total eight teams in this league some teams may have star players this could be plus point for some teams but you know anything is possible in the T20 cricket. So it is going to be an exciting league and we can expect some new faces coming for Indian cricket team in future from Tamilnadu premier league. Star Sports is the official broadcaster of TNPL 2016 season.
TNPL 2016 Teams & Players List
1. Tuti Patriots
Owner: Thoothukudi Sports and Entertainment Private Limited
Players: Dinesh Karthik, L Balaji, Washington Sunder, Aswinathisayaraj Dav Crist, Abhinav Mukund, Aushik Srinivas, Kaushik Gandhi, Anand Subramanian, Akash Sumra, Sathyanarayan R, Sushil U, Ganesh Moorthy M, Athisayaraj Davidson, Maaruthi Raghav, Vishal R, Siddarth S Ahuja, Lakshman V, Nathan SP, Nicul Anand
2. Lyca Kovai Kings
Owner: Lyca Productions Private Limited
Players: Murali Vijay, Syed Mohammed, Mohammed M, Surya P Prakash L, Vijay Shankar, Siva Kumar, Rohit 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.
3. Dindigul Dragons
Owner: Take Solutions Limited
Players: 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.
4. Madurai Super Giants
Owner: Kothari (Madras) International Limited
Players: Arun Karthik, Suresh Kumar, Thiyagarajan, Francis Rokins, Chandrasekar, Vignesh Ganapathi, Raja M, Shijit Chandran, Vignesh L, Maan K Bafna, Muruganantham S, Aswin Kumar, Amarnath, Varun Narendra, Sakthi P, Anton Andrew Subikshan, Mihir R, Edward Kennedy, Madhu C.
5. Ruby Kanchi Warriors
Owner: Ruby Builders and Promoters
Players: 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 Srinath, Pradosh Ranjan Paul, Mitchell Anthony, Trilok Nag, Aditya
6. VB Thiruvallur Veerans
Owner: VB Cricket Academy
Players: 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.
7. Karaikudi Kaalai
Owner: Chettinad Apparels Private Limited
Players: 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.
8. Chepauk Super Gillies
Owner: Metronation Chennai Television Private Limited
Players: 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.
Tamilnadu Premier League Anthem Song