TNPL 2021 Schedule, Start Date, Team List, Squad, Winners List, Team Info, Latest News, And All You Need To Know

TNPL 2021 Schedule, Start Date, Team List, Squad, Winners, Teams, News And All You Need To Know

TNPL 2021 Schedule, Start Date, Team List, Squad, Winners List, Team Info, Latest News, And All You Need To Know
TNPL 2021 Schedule, Start Date, Team List, Squad, Winners List, Team Info, Latest News, And All You Need To Know.

The fifth edition of the Tamil Nadu Premier League (TNPL 2021) has been indefinitely postponed due to the prevailing COVID-19 situation in the state. The revised schedule for TNPL 2021 will only be finalized once the lockdown restrictions ease up in Tamil Nadu. In this article, we’ll tell you about the Tamil Nadu Premier League (TNPL) 2021 schedule, start date, team list, squad, winners list, team information, latest news, and all you need to know. The fifth edition of the Tamil Nadu Premier League (TNPL 2021) is scheduled to start on June 04 and the final of the tournament will be played on July 04.

In total, 8 teams will be contesting in the tournament this year and will be involved in 32 grueling games of cricket. Out of these 32 games, 28 matches will be league matches whereas there will be a total of 4 knockout games in the tournament this year. These four matches will include the first and second qualifier, the single eliminator, and the final of the tournament which is slated to take place on July 04 this year.

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Tamil Nadu Premier League (TNPL)
Tamil Nadu Premier League (TNPL). Image Credits: Twitter

TNPL 2021 Schedule, Start Date, Timetable, And Venue Details

The TNPL 2021 schedule was released after the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCCI) approved the 8-team competition on April 28 this year. It is notable that TNPL 2020 had to be canceled because of the worsening COVID-19 situation in India. However, after getting the nod from the BCCI this year, TNPL 2021 is well on its way to serve another great edition of breath-taking cricket.

TNPL 2021 Schedule, Time Table, And Venue
TNPL. Image Credits: Twitter

The first match of TNPL 2021 will take place between ast season’s runners-up Dindigul Dragons and IDream Tiruppur Tamizhans in Tirunelveli. The tournament will follow a round-robin format where teams will play games across three venues – Tirunelveli, Salem, and Coimbatore.

Here is the complete TNPL 2021 schedule, timetable, and venue details:

No. Date Time Match Venue
1 04 June 2021 7:30 PM Dindigul Dragons vs IDream Tiruppur Tamizhans ICL – Sankar Nagar Ground, Tirunelveli
2 05 June 2021 3:30 PM Lyca Kovai Kings vs Salem Spartans ICL – Sankar Nagar Ground, Tirunelveli
3 05 June 2021 7:30 PM Chepauk Super Gillies vs Nellai Royal Kings ICL – Sankar Nagar Ground, Tirunelveli
4 06 June 2021 3:30 PM IDream Tiruppur Tamizhans vs Madurai Panthers ICL – Sankar Nagar Ground, Tirunelveli
5 06 June 2021 7:30 PM Dindigul Dragons vs Ruby Trichy Warriors ICL – Sankar Nagar Ground, Tirunelveli
6 08 June 2021 7:30 PM Dindigul Dragons vs Madurai Panthers NPR College Ground, Natham, Dindigul
7 09 June 2021 7:30 PM Nellai Royal Kings vs Ruby Trichy Warriors NPR College Ground, Natham, Dindigul
8 10 June 2021 7:30 PM Dindigul Dragons vs Chepauk Super Gillies NPR College Ground, Natham, Dindigul
9 11 June 2021 7:30 PM LYCA Kovai Kings vs Madurai Panthers NPR College Ground, Natham, Dindigul
10 12 June 2021 3:30 PM Chepauk Super Gillies vs IDream Tiruppur Tamizhans NPR College Ground, Natham, Dindigul
11 12 June 2021 7:30 PM Salem Spartans vs Ruby Trichy Warriors NPR College Ground, Natham, Dindigul
12 13 June 2021 3:30 PM Nellai Royal Kings vs Madurai Panthers NPR College Ground, Natham, Dindigul
13 13 June 2021 7:30 PM Dindigul Dragons vs LYCA Kovai Kings NPR College Ground, Natham, Dindigul
14 15 June 2021 7:30 PM Salem Spartans vs Chepauk Super Gillies SCF Cricket Ground, Salem
15 16 June 2021 3:30 PM Dindigul Dragons vs Nellai Royal Kings SCF Cricket Ground, Salem
16 16 June 2021 7:30 PM Ruby Trichy Warriors vs Madurai Panthers SCF Cricket Ground, Salem
17 17 June 2021 3:30 PM Chepauk Super Gillies vs LYCA Kovai Kings SCF Cricket Ground, Salem
18 17 June 2021 7:30 PM Salem Spartans vs IDream Tiruppur Tamizhans SCF Cricket Ground, Salem
19 19 June 2021 11:00 AM Ruby Trichy Warriors vs IDream Tiruppur Tamizhans SCF Cricket Ground, Salem
20 20 June 2021 11:00 AM Salem Spartans vs Nellai Royal Kings SCF Cricket Ground, Salem
21 22 June 2021 11:00 AM LYCA Kovai Kings vs Nellai Royal Kings SNR College Cricket Ground, Coimbatore
22 23 June 2021 7:30 PM Ruby Trichy Warriors vs Chepauk Super Gillies SNR College Cricket Ground, Coimbatore
23 24 June 2021 7:30 PM LYCA Kovai Kings vs IDream Tiruppur Tamizhans SNR College Cricket Ground, Coimbatore
24 25 June 2021 7:30 PM Salem Spartans vs Madurai Panthers SNR College Cricket Ground, Coimbatore
25 26 June 2021 3:30 PM Ruby Trichy Warriors vs LYCA Kovai Kings SNR College Cricket Ground, Coimbatore
26 26 June 2021 7:30 PM Nellai Royal Kings vs IDream Tiruppur Tamizhans SNR College Cricket Ground, Coimbatore
27 27 June 2021 3:30 PM Salem Spartans vs Dindigul Dragons SNR College Cricket Ground, Coimbatore
28 27 June 2021 7:30 PM Chepauk Super Gillies vs Madurai Panthers SNR College Cricket Ground, Coimbatore
29 29 June 2021 7:30 PM Qualifier-1 SNR College Cricket Ground, Coimbatore
30 30 June 2021 7:30 PM Eliminator SNR College Cricket Ground, Coimbatore
31 02 July 2021 7:30 PM Qualifier 2 SCF Cricket Ground Salem
32 04 July 2021 7:30 PM TNPL 2021 final SCF Cricket Ground Salem

 

TNPL 2021 Team List And Squads

In total, 8 teams will be playing in the Tamil Nadu Premier League (TNPL 2021) this year. These include, Salem Spartans, LYCA Kovai Kings, Chepauk Super Gillies, Madurai Panthers, Trichy Warriors, Nellai Royal Kings, Dindigul Dragons, and IDream Tiruppur Tamizhans. All these teams will be competing this year for the title.

TNPL 2021 Team List And Squads, Chepauk Super Gillies
Chepauk Super Gillies. Image Credits: Twitter

Chepauk Super Gillies have by far been the most successful team in this tournament. Chepauk Super Gillies have won a total of 2 TNPL titles. Their first victory came back in the year 2017 in the second edition of the tournament. After being devoid of the trophy in 2018, they once again bounced back in 2019 to win their second TNPL title. They will also be the defending champions going into TNPL 2021.

As per the regulations for 2021, teams can choose to retain any number of players from their 2020 Squad. The deadline for sending the list was on 18th April 2020.

Sr. No. Team Retained for 2021 No. of Slots Available
01. Salem Spartans 15 07
02. Chepauk Super Gillies 19 03
03. LYCA Kovai Kings 18 04
04. Siechem Madurai Panthers 17 05
05. Ruby Trichy Warriors 19 03
06. Nellai Royal Kings 15 07
07. Dindigul Dragons 18 04
08. Idream Tiruppur Tamizhans. 15 07

Below are the TNPL 2021 squads of all the 8 participating teams:

Chepauk Super Gillies (19) 
B Arun, S Vijayakumar, Rajagopal Sathish, R Ram, Arvind, RS Jaganath Srinivas, V Santhana Sekar, Manimaran Siddharth, S Sujay, S Harish Kumar, V Arun Kumar, H Prasidh Akash, *R Sai Kishore, Narayan Jagadeesan, V Sai Praksh, M Kaushik Gandhi, R Alexander, U Sasidev, *Sonu Yadav and D Rahul.
Siechem Madurai Panthers (17) 
R Mithun, V Gowtham, PS Nirmal Kumar, NS Chaturvedi, P Praveen Kumar, B. Anirudh Sita Ram, KB Arun Karthik, R Rohit, R Aushik Srinivas, J Kousik, DT Chandrasekar, V Aaditya, R Silambarasan, M Shahjahan, K Deeban Lingesh, Varun Chakravarthy and L Kiran Akash.
Ruby Trichy Warriors (19) 
*B Rahul, Akash Sumra, ME Yazh Arun Mozhi, S Aniruda, M Poiyamozhi, Rahil S Shah, S Santosh Shiv, W Antony Dhas, Aditya Ganesh, Nidhish S Rajagopal, R Ganesh, Sumant Jain, Muhammed Adnan Khan, P Saravana Kumar, VP Amith Sathvik, G Hemanth Kumar, K Mukunth, G Karthick Shanmugam and Murali Vijay.
Salem Spartans (15) 
B Praanesh, S Abishiek, Akshay V Srinivasan, Murugan Ashwin, S Boopalan, Daryl S Ferrario, M Ganesh Moorthi, KH Gopinath, TD Lokesh Raj, G Periyasamy, S Shubham Mehta, U Sushil, M Vijay Kumar, Vijay Shankar and Washington Sundar.
Nellai Royal Kings (14) 
H Trilok Nag, CH Jitendra Kumar, Sanjay Yadav, V Athisayaraj Davidson, T Ajith Kumar, M Abhinav, NS Harish, Pradosh Ranjan Paul, S Sharun Kumar, Baba Indrajith, Baba Aparajith, Ashwath Mukunthan, L Suryapprakash, S Senthil Nathan and Arjun P Murthy.
Lyca Kovai Kings (18) 
P Shijit Chandran, J Suresh Kumar, J Gowjith Subash, K Vignesh, GR Manish, R Kavin, G Aravindh, V Ganga Sridhar Raju, U Mukilesh, Abhishek Tanwar, MA Atheeq Ur Rahman, N Selva Kumaran, Ashwin Venkataraman, B Sai Sudharsan, Nishaanth Kumar Alwar, Shahrukh Khan, Thangarasu Natarajan and S Ajith Ram.
Dindigul Dragons (18) 
K Vishal Vaidhya, S Arun, Advaith Sharma, R Suthesh, S Swaminathan, L Vignesh, R Srinivasan, RS Mokit Hariharan, S Lokeshwar, C Hari Nishaanth, C Ashwin, MS Sanjay, V Lakshman, K Mani Bharathy, AR Siva Murugan, Ravichandran Ashwin, R Vivek and M Silambarasan.
iDream Tiruppur Tamizhans (15) 
S Dinesh, S Manigandan, R Rajkumar, S Mohan Prasath, S Siddharth, S Aravind, Maan K Bafna, P Francis Rokins, K Gowtham Thamarai Kannan, Aswin Crist, Tushar Raheja, A Karuppusamy, C Shriram, M Mohammed, and Dinesh Karthik.

TNPL Winners List

The TNPL 2021 will be the 5th edition of the Tamil Nadu Premier League. The tournament began in 2016 and has seen a total of 4 editions so far, The 2020 edition of the TNPL had to be postponed due to the widespread COVID-19 pandemic in India. TNPL 2021 will take place behind closed doors. So far, the Tamil Nadu Premier League has seen 3 winners in the 4 years of its existence.

TNPL Winners, Madurai Panthers
Madurai Panthers. Image Credits: Twitter

In the very first edition of the competition, Tuti Patriots won the league and were crowned the maiden champions of the Tamil Nadu Premier League. In the second edition in 2017, Chepauk Super Gillies won the title. Madurai Patriots was crowned the third champions of the coveted trophy and Chepauk Super Gillies retained the title in 2019.

  • 1st TNPL (2016) – Tuti Patriots
  • 2nd TNPL (2017) – Chepauk Super Gillies
  • 3rd TNPL (2018) – Madurai Panthers
  • 4th TNPL (2019) – Chepauk Super Gillies

TNPL 2021 Team Information

The eight teams participating in TNPL 2021 are Salem Spartans, Chepauk Super Gillies, LYCA Kovai Kings, Madurai Panthers, Ruby Trichy Warriors, Nellai Royal Kings, Dindigul Dragons, and IDream Tiruppur Tamizhans.

VB Kanchi Veerans, a team that was formerly owned by the late VB Chandrasekhar, has been bought by Crown Forts Limited. It has now been renamed as Nellai Royal Kings and the team will be representing the Tirunelveli district.

Here is the complete TNPL 2021 team information:

Team Name City Name Team Owner Team Price
Salem Spartans Salem Vivo South Chennai distributor Selvakumar ₹5.21 crore
LYCA Kovai Kings Coimbatore Lyca Productions 5.01 Crore
Chepauk Super Gillies Chennai Metronation Chennai Television 5.13 Crore
Madurai Panthers Madurai Kothari (Madras) Ltd. 4.001 crore
Trichy Warriors Tiruchirapalli Ruby Builders 3.69 Crore
Nellai Royal Kings Tirunelveli Crown Forts Limited 3.48 Crore
Dindigul Dragons Dindigul Take Solutions Ltd 3.42 Crore
IDream Tiruppur Tamizhans Tiruppur iDream Cinemas and iDream Properties 3.3 Crore
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