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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
Captain Abhinav Mukund & Vijay Shankar
Coach Hrishikesh Kanitkar
Owner Tamil Nadu Cricket Association
Team information
Colours      Yellow      Dark Blue
Founded 1930
Home ground M. A. Chidambaram Stadium
Capacity 50,000
History
Ranji Trophy wins 2
Irani Trophy wins 1
Deodhar Trophy wins 1
Vijay Hazare Trophy wins 5
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 First Class Captain
Played for India Red 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
Murali Vijay (1984-04-01) 1 April 1984 (age 34) Right-handed Right-arm off break Plays for Chennai Super Kings
Kaushik Gandhi (1990-02-23) 23 February 1990 (age 28) Right-handed Right-arm off break
Indrajith B (1994-07-08) 8 July 1994 (age 24) Right-handed Right-arm leg break Vice-Captain
Played for India Green in 2018–19 Duleep Trophy
Ganga Sridhar Raju V (1993-04-25) 25 April 1993 (age 25) Left-handed Right-arm leg break
Anirudh B (1994-09-02) 2 September 1994 (age 24) Left-handed Right-arm off break
Anirudha S (1987-04-14) 14 April 1987 (age 31) Right-handed Right-arm medium
Bharath Shankar K (1994-05-20) 20 May 1994 (age 24) Right-handed Right-arm off break
Shahrukh Khan M (1995-05-27) 27 May 1995 (age 23) Right-handed Right-arm off break
All-rounders
Vijay Shankar (1991-01-26) 26 January 1991 (age 27) Right-handed Right-arm medium List A and Twenty20 Captain
Plays for Delhi Daredevils
Washington Sundar (1999-10-05) 5 October 1999 (age 18) Left-handed Right-arm off break Plays for Royal Challengers Bangalore
Yo Mahesh V (1987-12-21) 21 December 1987 (age 30) Right-handed Right-arm medium-fast
Kousik J (1995-05-23) 23 May 1995 (age 23) Right-handed Right-arm medium
Antony Dhas W (1988-10-14) 14 October 1988 (age 29) Right-handed Right-arm medium
Sanjay Yadav R (1995-05-10) 10 May 1995 (age 23) Left-handed Slow left arm orthodox
Wicket-keepers
Dinesh Karthik (1985-06-01) 1 June 1985 (age 33) Right-handed Plays for Kolkata Knight Riders
Jagadeesan Nì (1995-12-24) 24 December 1995 (age 22) Right-handed Plays for Chennai Super Kings
Spin Bowlers
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
Ashwin M (1990-09-08) 8 September 1990 (age 28) Right-handed Right-arm leg break Plays for Royal Challengers Bangalore
Rahil S Shah (1985-10-20) 20 October 1985 (age 32) Right-handed Slow left arm orthodox
R Sai Kishore (1996-11-06) 6 November 1996 (age 21) Left-handed Slow left arm orthodox
Abhinav M Right-handed Right-arm leg break
Varun CV Right-handed Right-arm leg break
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
Vignesh L (1989-03-20) 20 March 1989 (age 29) Right-handed Right-arm fast-medium
Lakshman V (1991-07-06) 6 July 1991 (age 27) Right-handed Right-arm medium-fast
Rohit R (1992-05-03) 3 May 1992 (age 26) Right-handed Right-arm medium-fast
V Athisayaraj Davidson Right-handed Right-arm medium-fast
S Sharun Kumar 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
Aswin Crist (1994-07-09) 9 July 1994 (age 24) Right-handed Right-arm medium

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