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22 Jul. – 20 Aug.’17: TNPL – Tamil Nadu Premier League

The TNPL – Tamil Nadu Premier League 2017 (T20 Cricket tournament featuring franchise teams representing Tamil Nadu towns) is all set to happen from 22nd July 2017 to 22nd Aug. 2017. The matches will take place at three venues: Chennai, Dindigul & Tirunelveli. Initially launched in 2016, TNPL is in its second edition this year. The title sponsorer is India Cements.

There are eight teams competing for the title: Chepauk Super Gillies, Albert TUTI Patriots, Lyca Kovai Kings, Dindigul Dragons, VB Thiruvallur Veerans, Ruby Trichy Warriors, Karaikudi Kaalai, and Madurai Super Giants.

The league matches are scheduled to begin on 22nd July at MA Chidambaram Stadium @ Chennai. Each team plays seven matches. Four out of the eight competing teams will qualify for the semi-finals beginning on 15th Aug. The final is slated to be held at the same venue on 20th Aug.

Online Ticket Booking: BookMyShow website.

Click here for full TNPL 2017 Schedule.

Further Information: Organizer’s Official Website; TNPL Facebook page.

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Just before the TNPL Opening Match tomorrow (22 Jul – Sat) @ MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai >>
 
India cricketers MS Dhoni, Mohit Sharma, S Badrinath, Pawan Negi, former Australia batsman Matthew Hayden and Tamil Nadu batsman Anirudha Srikkanth will face a bowling machine and attempt to clear the ropes. India Internationals Lakshmipathy Balaji, Muralidharan Vijay and C Ganapathy will also be present at the event, sponsored by Chennai Super Kings.
 
The six-hitting contest will begin at 6 pm and will end by 7 pm. The match will start at 7.15 pm.
Ticket for Opening Ceremony Update: According to an Ad by India Cements Ltd. in ToI newspaper, the organizers of TNPL are giving away free tickets for those sporting a #Yellow Tee (T-Shirt) or carrying a Kings Club membership card for today’s (22 July – Sat) star-studded opening ceremony by #CSK players & first #TNPL match at #Chepauk.
Tickets (if available) can be collected at TNCA Car park, next to MJ Gopalan Gate, MAC Stadium, between 10 AM to 6 PM.
#TNPL #TNPL2017 #chennai #chennaibuzz #DoubleTheGethu #WhistlePodu #SuperSurprise #CSK

Chennai.buzz


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