Tamil Nadu Premier League 2016: Where to watch Live stream, Team sum and schedule

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After weeks of watchful and hype, a Tamil Nadu Premier League (TNPL) is all set to flog off on Wednesday, 24 August, as the Chepauk Super Gillies and Tuti Patriots strife during a MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai.

With a state carnivorous of tip turn cricket movement for some-more than a year, the inaugural book of a TNPL should offer as exhale of uninformed atmosphere for local fans. The TNPL is along a same lines as a Karnataka Premier League (KPL) and Maharashtra Premier League (MPL), launched in 2009 and 2015 respectively, and is approaching to daub into a cricketing intensity around a south Indian state.

The captains of a franchises along with TNCA President N Srinivasan and India ODI and T20I captain MS Dhoni (4th from right). Photo Courtesy: TNPL around Twitter.The captains of a franchises along with TNCA President N Srinivasan and India ODI and T20I captain MS Dhoni (4th from right). Photo Courtesy: TNPL around Twitter.

The captains of a franchises along with TNCA President N Srinivasan and India ODI and T20I captain MS Dhoni (4th from right). Photo Courtesy: TNPL around Twitter.

The 8 franchises will be captained by obvious names of Tamil Nadu cricket, including a likes of Ravichandran Ashwin, Dinesh Karthik, Murali Vijay, etc, and a contest will be hold over one month.

There was a bit of trouble for a league recently, with a appearance of star players such as Karthik and Vijay underneath a cloud, though that has been satisfactorily settled.

Earlier this month, captain of a Indian ODI side and a dangling Indian Premier League (IPL) side Chennai Super Kings (CSK), MS Dhoni launched a joining during an eventuality in a Tamil Nadu collateral along with former Tamil Nadu Cricket Association (TNCA) boss N Srinivasan, whose company India Cements is a principal unite of a league.

Lawyer PS Raman, who heads a BCCI authorised cell, will offer as a authority of a league.

The contest has seen copiousness of hype and promotion, with former Australia and CSK batsman Matthew Hayden being allocated as mascot of a league. Hayden has been seen in several tools of a state in new days, pitter-patter adult unrestrained for a tournament, and even watching blockbuster Tamil film Kabali as partial of his graduation schedule.

Below are all a sum that we need to know about a league, given that we are only a few hours divided from a tournament’s start.

Teams:

Chepauk Super Gillies: Owners: Metronation Chennai Television; captain: Rajagopal Sathish; coach: Hemang Badani

Tuti Patriots: Owners: Thootukudi Sports Entertainments; captain: Dinesh Karthik

VB Thiruvallur Veerans: Owners: VB Cricket Academy; captain: Baba Aparajith

Karaikudi Kaalai: Owners: Chettinad Apparels; captain: Subramanium Badrinath; coach: Robin Singh

Lyca Kovai Kings: Owners: Lyca Productions; captain: Murali Vijay; coach: Lance Klusener

Madurai Super Giants: Owners: Kothari Madras International limited; captain: Arun Karthik; coach: Michael Bevan

Ruby Kanchi Warriors: Owners: Ruby Builders; captain: Baba Indrajith; mentor: Brett Lee

Dindigul Dragons: Owners: Take solutions; captain: Ravichandran Ashwin

 

Duration: 24 Aug to 18 September

Where to watch: Star Sports 1 and Star Sports HD 1

Venues: MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai; NPR College Ground, Dindigul; Indian Cement Company Ground, Tirunelveli

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