Tamil Nadu Premier League Starts from Today
Tamil Nadu Premier League is to Start today with the first match between Chepauk Super Gilles and Tuti Patriots at 6:30 pm.
The trophy was recently launched by MS Dhoni at Chennai. The TNPL Anthem was released following that which was tuned by popular musician Anirudh Ravichander. TNPL tag line is ‘Namma Oru Namma Gethu’. Dhoni had spoke in Tamil to support TNPL and pronounced the tag line.
Popular cine stars Dhanush, Shreya Charan, Madhavan, Andrea, singer Karthik and Dhanshika to grace the event today at M. A Chidambaram Stadium at Chepauk, Chennai. The league final match will be held on 18th September 2016.
The eight teams are participating in the league that includes
1. Tuti Patriots
Owner: Thoothukudi Sports and Entertainment Private Limited, Captain - Dinesh Karthik
2. Dindigul Dragons
Owner: Take Solutions Limited, Captain - R Ashwin, Coach - Venkat Ramana
3. Madurai Super Giants
Owner: Kothari (Madras) International Limited, Captain - Arun Karthick, Coach - Michael Bevan
4. Lyca Kovai Kings
Owner: Lyca Productions Private Limited, Captain - Murali Vijay, Coach - Lance Klusener
5. Karaikudi Kaalai
Owner: Chettinad Apparels Private Limited, Captain - Badrinath, Coach - Robin Singh
6. VB Thiruvallur Veerans
Owner: VB Cricket Academy, Captain - Aparjith B
7. Chepauk Super Gillies
Owner: Metronation Chennai Television Private Limited, Captain - R. Sathish, Coach - Hemang Badani
8. Ruby Kanchi Warriors
Owner: Ruby Builders and Promoters, Captain - Indrajith B