Tamil Nadu cricket team

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Tamil Nadu cricket team
M. A. Chidambaram Stadium Challenger Trophy 2006.jpg
Captain Abhinav Mukund
Coach Hrishikesh Kanitkar
Owner Tamil Nadu Cricket Association
Team information
Colours      Yellow      Dark Blue
Founded 1930
Home ground MA Chidambaram Stadium
Capacity 50,000
Ranji Trophy wins 2
Irani Trophy wins 1
Deodhar Trophy wins 1
Vijay Hazare Trophy wins 5
Official website: TNCA

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. Before renaming of Madras state to Tamil Nadu, the team was known as Madras until the 1970-71 season. They have won the Ranji Trophy twice and have finished runners-up nine times.[1]

Home ground[edit]

The team is based at the M. A. Chidambaram Stadium, named after 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[edit]

Players from Tamil Nadu who have played for India.

Current squad[edit]

  • Players with international caps are listed in bold.
No. Name Birth date Batting Style Bowling Style Notes
Abhinav Mukund (1990-01-06) 6 January 1990 (age 27) Left-handed Right-arm leg break First Class Captain
Ganga Sridhar Raju (1993-04-25) 25 April 1993 (age 24) Left-handed Right-arm leg break
Murali Vijay (1984-04-01) 1 April 1984 (age 33) Right-handed Right-arm off break Plays for Kings XI Punjab
Srikkanth Anirudha (1987-04-14) 14 April 1987 (age 30) Right-handed Plays for Chennai Super Kings
Kaushik Gandhi (1990-02-23) 23 February 1990 (age 27) Right-handed Right-arm off break
L Suryaprakash (1989-09-27) 27 September 1989 (age 27) Right-handed Right-arm leg break
Baba Indrajith (1994-07-08) 8 July 1994 (age 22) Right-handed Right-arm leg break
Vijay Shankar (1991-01-26) 26 January 1991 (age 26) Right-handed Right-arm medium Plays for Sunrisers Hyderabad
List A and Twenty20 Captain
Rajagopal Sathish (1981-01-14) 14 January 1981 (age 36) Right-handed Right-arm medium
Antony Dhas (1988-10-14) 14 October 1988 (age 28) Right-handed Right-arm medium
Ramalingam Rohit (1992-05-03) 3 May 1992 (age 25) Right-handed Right-arm medium-fast
J Kousik (1995-05-23) 23 May 1995 (age 22) Right-handed Right-arm medium
S Harish Kumar Right-handed Right-arm medium-fast
R Sanjay Yadav Left-handed Slow left arm orthodox Plays for Kolkata Knight Riders
Ravichandran Ashwin (1986-09-17) 17 September 1986 (age 30) Right-handed Right-arm off break Plays for Rising Pune Supergiants
Baba Aparajith (1994-07-08) 8 July 1994 (age 22) Right-handed Right-arm off break Plays for Rising Pune Supergiants
Washington Sundar (1999-10-09) 9 October 1999 (age 17) Left-handed Right-arm off break Plays for Rising Pune Supergiants
Dinesh Karthik (1985-06-01) 1 June 1985 (age 32) Right-handed Plays for Gujarat Lions
Narayan Jagadeesan (1995-12-24) 24 December 1995 (age 21) Right-handed
Murugan Ashwin (1990-09-08) 8 September 1990 (age 26) Right-handed Right-arm leg break Plays for Delhi Daredevils
Rahil Shah (1985-10-20) 20 October 1985 (age 31) Right-handed Slow left arm orthodox
Aushik Srinivas (1993-03-16) 16 March 1993 (age 24) Right-handed Slow left arm orthodox
R Sai Kishore (1996-11-06) 6 November 1996 (age 20) Left-handed Slow left arm orthodox
Malolan Rangarajan (1989-04-22) 22 April 1989 (age 28) Right-handed Right-arm off break
T Natarajan (1991-05-27) 27 May 1991 (age 26) Left-handed Left-arm medium Plays for Kings XI Punjab
Lakshminarayanan Vignesh (1989-03-20) 20 March 1989 (age 28) Right-handed Right-arm fast-medium
M Mohammed (1991-12-03) 3 December 1991 (age 25) Right-handed Right-arm medium-fast
Aswin Crist (1994-07-09) 9 July 1994 (age 22) Right-handed Right-arm fast-medium
Krishnamoorthy Vignesh (1994-09-09) 9 September 1994 (age 22) Right-handed Right-arm medium


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.


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