Tamil Nadu cricket team

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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
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[edit]

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[edit]

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[edit]

  • Players with international caps are listed in bold.
Name Birth date Batting Style Bowling Style Notes
Batsmen
Baba Aparajith (1994-07-08) 8 July 1994 (age 26) Right-handed Right-arm off break Played for India B in 2019-20 Deodhar Trophy
Abhinav Mukund (1990-01-06) 6 January 1990 (age 30) Left-handed Right-arm leg break
Shahrukh Khan (1995-05-27) 27 May 1995 (age 25) Right-handed Right-arm off break
Kaushik Gandhi (1990-02-23) 23 February 1990 (age 30) Right-handed Right-arm off break
Murali Vijay (1984-04-01) 1 April 1984 (age 36) Right-handed Right-arm off break Plays for Chennai Super Kings in IPL
Laxmesha Suryaprakash (1989-09-27) 27 September 1989 (age 30) Right-handed Right-arm leg break
C Hari Nishanth (1996-08-16) 16 August 1996 (age 23) Left-handed Right-arm off break
Ganga Sridhar Raju (1993-04-25) 25 April 1993 (age 27) Left-handed Right-arm leg break
Baba Indrajith (1994-07-08) 8 July 1994 (age 26) Right-handed Right-arm leg break
Karunakaran Mukunth (1996-06-02) 2 June 1996 (age 24) Right-handed Right-arm medium-fast
All-rounders
Vijay Shankar (1991-01-26) 26 January 1991 (age 29) Right-handed Right-arm medium First Class Captain
Plays for Sunrisers Hyderabad in IPL
Played for India B in 2019-20 Deodhar Trophy
Washington Sundar (1999-10-05) 5 October 1999 (age 20) Left-handed Right-arm off break Plays for Royal Challengers Bangalore in IPL
Wicket-keepers
Dinesh Karthik (1985-06-01) 1 June 1985 (age 35) Right-handed List A and Twenty20 Captain
Plays for Kolkata Knight Riders in IPL
Played for India C in 2019-20 Deodhar Trophy
Narayan Jagadeesan (1995-12-24) 24 December 1995 (age 24) Right-handed Plays for Chennai Super Kings in IPL
Spin Bowlers
R Sai Kishore (1996-11-06) 6 November 1996 (age 23) Left-handed Slow left arm orthodox Plays for Chennai Super Kings in IPL
Murugan Ashwin (1990-09-08) 8 September 1990 (age 29) Right-handed Right-arm leg break Plays for Kings XI Punjab in IPL
Ravichandran Ashwin (1986-09-17) 17 September 1986 (age 33) Right-handed Right-arm off break Plays for Delhi Capitals in IPL
Played for India A in 2019-20 Deodhar Trophy
Manimaran Siddharth (1998-06-03) 3 June 1998 (age 22) Left-handed Slow left arm orthodox Plays for Kolkata Knight Riders in IPL
Pace Bowlers
T Natarajan (1991-05-27) 27 May 1991 (age 29) Left-handed Left-arm medium Plays for Sunrisers Hyderabad in IPL
Krishnamoorthy Vignesh (1994-09-09) 9 September 1994 (age 25) Right-handed Right-arm medium
M Mohammed (1991-12-03) 3 December 1991 (age 28) Right-handed Right-arm medium-fast
Ganeshan Periyaswamy (1994-03-05) 5 March 1994 (age 26) Right-handed Right-arm medium

Records[edit]

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[edit]

  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.