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Tamil Nadu cricket team

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 also the team that has won the Vijay Hazare Trophy the maximum number of times .[2].. They were also 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 cricket team
M. A. Chidambaram Stadium Challenger Trophy 2006.jpg
Personnel
CaptainBaba Indrajith & Vijay Shankar
CoachHrishikesh Kanitkar
OwnerTamil Nadu Cricket Association
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
Official website:TNCA


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Home groundEdit

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.[3]

Famous playersEdit

Current squadEdit

  • Players with international caps are listed in bold.
No. Name Birth date Batting Style Bowling Style Notes
Batsmen
Abhinav Mukund (1990-01-06) 6 January 1990 (age 28) Left-handed Right-arm leg break Played for India Red in 2018-19 Duleep Trophy
Played for India C in 2018-19 Deodhar Trophy
Indrajith B (1994-07-08) 8 July 1994 (age 24) Right-handed Right-arm leg break First Class Captain
Played for India Green in 2018–19 Duleep Trophy
Aparajith B (1994-07-08) 8 July 1994 (age 24) Right-handed Right-arm off break Played for India Red in 2018-19 Duleep Trophy
Kaushik Gandhi (1990-02-23) 23 February 1990 (age 28) Right-handed Right-arm off break
Murali Vijay (1984-04-01) 1 April 1984 (age 34) Right-handed Right-arm off break Plays for Chennai Super Kings
Anirudh B (1994-09-02) 2 September 1994 (age 24) Left-handed Right-arm off break
Sanjay Yadav R (1995-05-10) 10 May 1995 (age 23) Left-handed Slow left arm orthodox
Bharath Shankar K (1994-05-20) 20 May 1994 (age 24) Right-handed Right-arm off break
Anirudha S (1987-04-14) 14 April 1987 (age 31) Right-handed Right-arm medium
Ganga Sridhar Raju V (1993-04-25) 25 April 1993 (age 25) Left-handed Right-arm leg break
Antony Dhas W (1988-10-14) 14 October 1988 (age 30) Right-handed Right-arm medium
All-rounders
Washington Sundar (1999-10-05) 5 October 1999 (age 19) Left-handed Right-arm off break Plays for Royal Challengers Bangalore
Played for India C in 2018-19 Deodhar Trophy
Yo Mahesh V (1987-12-21) 21 December 1987 (age 30) Right-handed Right-arm medium-fast
Vijay Shankar (1991-01-26) 26 January 1991 (age 27) Right-handed Right-arm medium List A and Twenty20 Captain
Plays for Sunrisers Hyderabad
Played for India C in 2018-19 Deodhar Trophy
Kousik J (1995-05-23) 23 May 1995 (age 23) Right-handed Right-arm medium
Shahrukh Khan M (1995-05-27) 27 May 1995 (age 23) Right-handed Right-arm off break
Wicket-keepers
Jagadeesan N (1995-12-24) 24 December 1995 (age 22) Right-handed Plays for Chennai Super Kings
Dinesh Karthik (1985-06-01) 1 June 1985 (age 33) Right-handed Plays for Kolkata Knight Riders
Played for India A in 2018-19 Deodhar Trophy
Spin Bowlers
R Sai Kishore (1996-11-06) 6 November 1996 (age 22) Left-handed Slow left arm orthodox
Rahil S Shah (1985-10-20) 20 October 1985 (age 33) Right-handed Slow left arm orthodox
Varun Chakravathi Right-handed Right-arm leg break
Ravichandran Ashwin (1986-09-17) 17 September 1986 (age 32) Right-handed Right-arm off break Plays for Kings XI Punjab
Played for Rest of India cricket team in 2017–18 Irani Cup
Played for India A in 2018-19 Deodhar Trophy
Ashwin M (1990-09-08) 8 September 1990 (age 28) Right-handed Right-arm leg break Plays for Royal Challengers Bangalore
Pace Bowlers
Vignesh K (1994-09-09) 9 September 1994 (age 24) Right-handed Right-arm medium Played for India Green in 2018–19 Duleep Trophy
Mohammed M (1991-12-03) 3 December 1991 (age 26) Right-handed Right-arm medium-fast
V Athisayaraj Davidson Right-handed Right-arm medium-fast
T Natarajan (1991-05-27) 27 May 1991 (age 27) Left-handed Left-arm medium Plays for Sunrisers Hyderabad
S Sharun Kumar Right-handed Right-arm medium-fast
Rohit R (1992-05-03) 3 May 1992 (age 26) Right-handed Right-arm medium-fast
Abhishek Tanwar (1991-10-17) 17 October 1991 (age 27) Right-handed Right-arm medium

RecordsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Ranji Trophy winners list : Teams who have won most Indian championships". http://www.fastcricket.com. External link in |website= (help)
  2. ^ Template:Https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vijay Hazare Trophy
  3. ^ "MA Chidambaram Stadium | India | Cricket Grounds | ESPN Cricinfo". Cricinfo. Retrieved 2016-10-20.