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Tamil Nadu cricket team

Tamil Nadu cricket team
M. A. Chidambaram Stadium Challenger Trophy 2006.jpg
Personnel
CaptainVijay Shankar & Dinesh Karthik
CoachDivakar Vasu
Batting coachRamaswamy Prasanna
Team information
Colours Yellow Dark Blue
Founded1930
Home groundM. A. Chidambaram Stadium
Capacity50,000
History
Ranji Trophy wins2
Irani Trophy wins1
Deodhar Trophy wins1
Vijay Hazare Trophy wins5
Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy wins2
Official websiteTNCA

The Tamil Nadu Cricket Team is a domestic cricket team run by Tamil Nadu Cricket Association representing the state of Tamil Nadu, India. The team plays in Ranji Trophy, the top tier of the domestic first-class cricket tournament in India and in List A tournaments Vijay Hazare Trophy and Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy. They have won the Ranji Trophy twice and have finished runners-up nine times.[1] They are the team that has won the Vijay Hazare Trophy most often. They were the first team to win the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy. The team was known as Madras until the 1970–71 season before renaming of Madras state to Tamil Nadu. Tamil Nadu is the only team to win the Ranji Trophy, Irani Trophy, Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, Vijay Hazare Trophy and Deodhar Trophy.

Home ground

The team is based at the M. A. Chidambaram Stadium, named after M. A. Chidambaram a former president of the BCCI. Established in 1916, it has a capacity of 38,000 and had floodlights installed in 1996.[2]

Famous players

Players from Tamil Nadu who have played Test cricket for India, along with year of Test debut:

Players from Tamil Nadu who have played ODI but not Test cricket for India, along with year of ODI debut :

Cricketers from other state teams who also played for Tamil Nadu, and played Test cricket for India, along with year of Test debut:

Current squad

  • Players with international caps are listed in bold.
Name Birth date Batting Style Bowling Style TNCA Club Notes
Batsmen
Baba Aparajith (1994-07-08) 8 July 1994 (age 26) Right-handed Right-arm off break Jolly Rovers CC
Shahrukh Khan (1995-05-27) 27 May 1995 (age 25) Right-handed Right-arm off break Vijay CC Plays for Punjab Kings in IPL
Baba Indrajith (1994-07-08) 8 July 1994 (age 26) Right-handed Right-arm leg break Jolly Rovers CC
Laxmesha Suryaprakash (1989-09-27) 27 September 1989 (age 31) Right-handed Right-arm leg break Vijay CC
Abhinav Mukund (1990-01-06) 6 January 1990 (age 31) Left-handed Right-arm leg break Vijay CC
Kaushik Gandhi (1990-02-23) 23 February 1990 (age 31) Right-handed Right-arm off break Jolly Rovers CC
C Hari Nishanth (1996-08-16) 16 August 1996 (age 24) Left-handed Right-arm off break Globe Trotters SC Plays for Chennai Super Kings in IPL
Pradosh Ranjan Paul (2000-12-21) 21 December 2000 (age 20) Left-handed Right-arm off break Vijay CC
Ganga Sridhar Raju (1993-04-25) 25 April 1993 (age 28) Left-handed Right-arm leg break Grand Slam CC
Karunakaran Mukunth (1996-06-02) 2 June 1996 (age 24) Right-handed Right-arm medium-fast Globe Trotters SC
All-rounders
J. Kousik (1995-05-23) 23 May 1995 (age 25) Right-handed Right-arm medium Vijay CC
Vijay Shankar (1991-01-26) 26 January 1991 (age 30) Right-handed Right-arm medium Vijay CC First Class Captain
Plays for Sunrisers Hyderabad in IPL
Wicket-keepers
Narayan Jagadeesan (1995-12-24) 24 December 1995 (age 25) Right-handed Vijay CC Plays for Chennai Super Kings in IPL
Dinesh Karthik (1985-06-01) 1 June 1985 (age 35) Right-handed Right-arm off break Vijay CC List A and Twenty20 Captain
Plays for Kolkata Knight Riders in IPL
Arun Karthik (1986-02-15) 15 February 1986 (age 35) Right-handed Vijay CC
Spin Bowlers
R Sai Kishore (1996-11-06) 6 November 1996 (age 24) Left-handed Slow left arm orthodox Vijay CC Plays for Chennai Super Kings in IPL
Manimaran Siddharth (1998-06-03) 3 June 1998 (age 22) Left-handed Slow left arm orthodox Grand Slam CC Plays for Delhi Capitals in IPL
Murugan Ashwin (1990-09-08) 8 September 1990 (age 30) Right-handed Right-arm leg break Mylapore RC (A) Plays for Punjab Kings in IPL
Ravichandran Ashwin (1986-09-17) 17 September 1986 (age 34) Right-handed Right-arm off break Mylapore RC (A) Plays for Delhi Capitals in IPL
Washington Sundar (1999-10-05) 5 October 1999 (age 21) Left-handed Right-arm off break Globe Trotters SC Plays for Royal Challengers Bangalore in IPL
Pace Bowlers
M Mohammed (1991-12-03) 3 December 1991 (age 29) Right-handed Right-arm medium-fast Vijay CC
Krishnamoorthy Vignesh (1994-09-09) 9 September 1994 (age 26) Right-handed Right-arm medium Jolly Rovers CC
T Natarajan (1991-05-27) 27 May 1991 (age 29) Left-handed Left-arm medium Jolly Rovers CC Plays for Sunrisers Hyderabad in IPL
Sonu Yadav (1999-11-11) 11 November 1999 (age 21) Right-handed Right-arm medium-fast Jolly Rovers CC
Ragupathy Silambarasan (1993-03-07) 7 March 1993 (age 28) Right-handed Right-arm medium-fast Young Stars CC

Records

For more details on this topic, see List of Tamil Nadu first-class cricket records, List of Tamil Nadu List A cricket records, List of Tamil Nadu Twenty20 cricket records.

References

  1. ^ "Ranji Trophy winners list : Teams who have won most Indian championships". fastcricket.com.
  2. ^ "MA Chidambaram Stadium | India | Cricket Grounds | ESPN Cricinfo". Cricinfo. Retrieved 20 October 2016.


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