The Tamil Nadu Premier League (TNPL) is a professional Twenty20 cricket league in the state of Tamil Nadu of India, formed by the Tamil Nadu Cricket Association (TNCA) in 2016.
Tamil Nadu Premier League (TNPL) Season 5 mega-draft to be held here on Thursday. The Season 5 draft features 633 players spread across four categories (A, B1, B2 and C) on the basis of their experience at the international, national and TNPL level.
Only two players are in Category A: Vijay Shankar and former Lyca Kovai Kings captain Abhinav Mukund.
B1 category contains 47 players
B2 category contains 11 players,
The rest are all in Category C.
This year Chennai might not host any Tamil Nadu Premier League (TNPL) matches due to the association is planning to rebuild the stadium. The Matches will see Coimbatore and Salem join as new venues alongside Dindigul and Tirunelveli.
The maximum number of players each franchise can have in their squad is 22 while the minimum count is 16.
Here the list of the Retained players of TNPL Season 5
- Lyca Kovai Kings: M Sharukh Khan, Thangarasu Natarajan, S Ajith Ram
- Salem Spartans: Washington Sundar, Akshay Srinivasan, M Ganesh Moorthi
- Ruby Trichy Warriors: Murali Vijay, Sai Kishore, Sonu Yadav
- Tiruppur Tamizhans: Dinesh Karthik, R Rajkumar, Maan K Bafna
- Chepauk Super Gillies: Kaushik Gandhi, Ramadoss Alexandar, Uthirasamy Sasidev
- Dindigul Dragons: Ravichandran Ashwin, Munnusamy Silambarasan, Rajendran Vivek
- Siechem Madurai Panthers: KB Arun Kaarthick, Varun Chakravarthy, Kiran Akash
- VB Kanchi Veerans: Baba Aparajith, Sanjay Yadav, NS Harish
Two teams changed their names
- Tuti Patriots to Salem Spartans
- Karaikudi Kaalai to Tirupur Tamizhans.
- India all-rounder Vijay Shankar headlines the Tamil Nadu T20 Premier League Season-5 mega-draft to be held here on Thursday
- The TNPL Season 5 will held from June 10 to July 12 2020
- Vijay Shankar and former Lyca Kovai Kings captain Abhinav Mukund.
- TNPL2020 Players Draft is all set to take place on Today ( 20th February)
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