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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
CaptainBaba Indrajith, Vijay Shankar & Ravichandran Ashwin
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

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
Indrajith B (1994-07-08) 8 July 1994 (age 25) Right-handed Right-arm leg break First Class Captain
Abhinav Mukund (1990-01-06) 6 January 1990 (age 29) Left-handed Right-arm leg break Played for India C in 2018-19 Deodhar Trophy
Anirudh Sitaram B (1994-09-02) 2 September 1994 (age 25) Left-handed Right-arm off break
Kaushik Gandhi (1990-02-23) 23 February 1990 (age 29) Right-handed Right-arm off break
Murali Vijay (1984-04-01) 1 April 1984 (age 35) Right-handed Right-arm off break Plays for Chennai Super Kings
NS Chaturved (1990-11-06) 6 November 1990 (age 28) Right-handed Right-arm leg break
Rajendran Vivek (1991-06-10) 10 June 1991 (age 28) Right-handed Right-arm medium-fast
C Hari Nishanth (1996-08-16) 16 August 1996 (age 23) Left-handed Right-arm off break
Pradosh Ranjan Paul (2000-12-21) 21 December 2000 (age 18) Left-handed Right-arm off break
S Anirudha (1987-04-14) 14 April 1987 (age 32) Right-handed
All-rounders
Aparajith B (1994-07-08) 8 July 1994 (age 25) Right-handed Right-arm off break
Vijay Shankar (1991-01-26) 26 January 1991 (age 28) Right-handed Right-arm medium Plays for Sunrisers Hyderabad
Played for India C in 2018-19 Deodhar Trophy
Shahrukh Khan (1995-05-27) 27 May 1995 (age 24) Right-handed Right-arm off break
Kousik J (1995-05-23) 23 May 1995 (age 24) Right-handed Right-arm medium
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
Wicket-keepers
Jagadeesan N (1995-12-24) 24 December 1995 (age 23) Right-handed Plays for Chennai Super Kings
Dinesh Karthik (1985-06-01) 1 June 1985 (age 34) Right-handed List A Captain
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 Shah (1985-10-20) 20 October 1985 (age 33) Right-handed Slow left arm orthodox
Varun Chakravathi (1991-08-29) 29 August 1991 (age 28) Right-handed Right-arm leg break Plays for Kings XI Punjab
Ravichandran Ashwin (1986-09-17) 17 September 1986 (age 32) Right-handed Right-arm off break Twenty20 Captain
Plays for Kings XI Punjab
Played for India A in 2018-19 Deodhar Trophy
Ashwin M (1990-09-08) 8 September 1990 (age 29) Right-handed Right-arm leg break Plays for Kings XI Punjab
Mohan Prasath (1998-06-30) 30 June 1998 (age 21) Left-handed Slow left arm orthodox
M Siddharth (1998-06-03) 3 June 1998 (age 21) Right-handed Slow left arm orthodox
Pace Bowlers
M Mohammed (1991-12-03) 3 December 1991 (age 27) Right-handed Right-arm medium-fast
T Natarajan (1991-05-27) 27 May 1991 (age 28) Left-handed Left-arm medium Plays for Sunrisers Hyderabad
Abhishek Tanwar (1991-10-17) 17 October 1991 (age 27) Right-handed Right-arm medium
Vignesh K (1994-09-09) 9 September 1994 (age 25) Right-handed Right-arm medium
R Rohit (1992-05-03) 3 May 1992 (age 27) Right-handed Right-arm medium-fast

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 20 October 2016.