TNPL 2020 Schedule | Tamil Nadu Premier League 2020 Schedule

TNPL 2020 Schedule | Tamil Nadu Premier League 2020 Schedule:- The Tamil Nadu Premier League is a T20 cricket league in Tamil Nadu. Tamil Nadu Premier League was formed in 2016 by the Tamil Nadu Cricket Association. TNPL is contested during June and July of every year by 8 teams representing eight different districts in Tamil Nadu. Tamil Nadu Premier League first season inaugurated by then Indian cricket team captain MS Dhoni was won by Tuti Patriots.

There have been 4 seasons of Tamil Nadu Premier League. Chepauk Super Gillies is the most successful team in TNPL after winning the title in 2017 and 2019.

On 2016, the first edition of TNPL was inaugurated by MS Dhoni in Chennai. Tamil Nadu Premier League’s first edition featured popular players like R Ashwin, Murali Vijay and Dinesh Karthik. Matthew Hayden was the brand ambassador of TNPL. Star Sports were the TV broadcasters. So let’s talk about TNPL 2020 Schedule | Tamil Nadu Premier League 2020 Schedule.

 

TNPL 2020 Schedule | Tamil Nadu Premier League 2020 Schedule

Date & Time  Match Venue
10 JUN 2020, 7:00 PM IST IDREAM TIRUPUR TAMIZHANS VS RUBY TRICHY WARRIORS SNR SONS COLLEGE GROUND
11 JUN 2020, 7:00 PM IST LYCA KOVAI KINGS VS VB KANCHI VEERANS SNR SONS COLLEGE GROUND
12 JUN 2020, 7:00 PM IST SIECHEM MADURAI PANTHERS VS IDREAM TIRUPUR TAMIZHANS SNR SONS COLLEGE GROUND
13 JUN 2020, 3:00 PM IST RUBY TRICHY WARRIORS VS LYCA KOVAI KINGS SNR SONS COLLEGE GROUND
13 JUN 2020, 7:00 PM IST SIECHEM MADURAI PANTHERS VS SALEM SPARTANS SNR SONS COLLEGE GROUND
14 JUN 2020, 3:00 PM IST IDREAM TIRUPUR TAMIZHANS VS CHEPAUK SUPER GILLIES SNR SONS COLLEGE GROUND
14 JUN 2020, 7:00 PM IST LYCA KOVAI KINGS VS DINDIGUL DRAGONS SNR SONS COLLEGE GROUND
17 JUN 2020, 7:00 PM IST CHEPAUK SUPER GILLIES VS RUBY TRICHY WARRIORS ICL SANKAR NAGAR GROUND, TIRUNELVELI
18 JUN 2020, 7:00 PM IST SALEM SPARTANS VS IDREAM TIRUPUR TAMIZHANS ICL SANKAR NAGAR GROUND, TIRUNELVELI
19 JUN 2020, 7:00 PM IST CHEPAUK SUPER GILLIES VS VB KANCHI VEERANS ICL SANKAR NAGAR GROUND, TIRUNELVELI
20 JUN 2020, 3:00 PM IST DINDIGUL DRAGONS VS SALEM SPARTANS ICL SANKAR NAGAR GROUND, TIRUNELVELI
20 JUN 2020, 7:00 PM IST IDREAM TIRUPUR TAMIZHANS VS LYCA KOVAI KINGS ICL SANKAR NAGAR GROUND, TIRUNELVELI
21 JUN 2020, 3:00 PM IST SIECHEM MADURAI PANTHERS VS CHEPAUK SUPER GILLIES ICL SANKAR NAGAR GROUND, TIRUNELVELI
21 JUN 2020, 7:00 PM IST VB KANCHI VEERANS VS RUBY TRICHY WARRIORS ICL SANKAR NAGAR GROUND, TIRUNELVELI
24 JUN 2020, 7:00 PM IST LYCA KOVAI KINGS VS SIECHEM MADURAI PANTHERS NPR COLLEGE GROUND, NATHAM, DINDIGUL
25 JUN 2020, 7:00 PM IST VB KANCHI VEERANS VS DINDIGUL DRAGONS NPR COLLEGE GROUND, NATHAM, DINDIGUL
26 JUN 2020, 7:00 PM IST DINDIGUL DRAGONS VS SIECHEM MADURAI PANTHERS NPR COLLEGE GROUND, NATHAM, DINDIGUL
27 JUN 2020, 3:00 PM IST IDREAM TIRUPUR TAMIZHANS VS VB KANCHI VEERANS NPR COLLEGE GROUND, NATHAM, DINDIGUL
27 JUN 2020, 7:00 PM IST SALEM SPARTANS VS RUBY TRICHY WARRIORS NPR COLLEGE GROUND, NATHAM, DINDIGUL
28 JUN 2020, 3:00 PM IST SIECHEM MADURAI PANTHERS VS VB KANCHI VEERANS NPR COLLEGE GROUND, NATHAM, DINDIGUL
28 JUN 2020, 7:00 PM IST DINDIGUL DRAGONS VS CHEPAUK SUPER GILLIES NPR COLLEGE GROUND, NATHAM, DINDIGUL
1 JUL 2020, 7:00 PM IST LYCA KOVAI KINGS VS SALEM SPARTANS SALEM CRICKET FOUNDATION GROUND
2 JUL 2020, 7:00 PM IST RUBY TRICHY WARRIORS VS DINDIGUL DRAGONS SALEM CRICKET FOUNDATION GROUND
3 JUL 2020, 7:00 PM IST SALEM SPARTANS VS CHEPAUK SUPER GILLIES SALEM CRICKET FOUNDATION GROUND
4 JUL 2020, 3:00 PM IST DINDIGUL DRAGONS VS IDREAM TIRUPUR TAMIZHANS SALEM CRICKET FOUNDATION GROUND
4 JUL 2020, 7:00 PM IST RUBY TRICHY WARRIORS VS SIECHEM MADURAI PANTHERS SALEM CRICKET FOUNDATION GROUND
5 JUL 2020, 3:00 PM IST VB KANCHI VEERANS VS SALEM SPARTANS SALEM CRICKET FOUNDATION GROUND
5 JUL 2020, 7:00 PM IST CHEPAUK SUPER GILLIES VS LYCA KOVAI KINGS SALEM CRICKET FOUNDATION GROUND
8 JUL 2020, 3:00 PM IST ELIMINATOR (1) VS ELIMINATOR (2) NPR COLLEGE GROUND, NATHAM, DINDIGUL
8 JUL 2020, 7:00 PM IST QUALIFIER (1) VS QUALIFIER (2) NPR COLLEGE GROUND, NATHAM, DINDIGUL
10 JUL 2020, 7:00 PM IST QUALIFIER (3) VS QUALIFIER (4) ICL SANKAR NAGAR GROUND, TIRUNELVELI
12 JUL 2020, 7:00 PM IST FINALS (1) VS FINALS (2) ICL SANKAR NAGAR GROUND, TIRUNELVELI

 

Tamil Nadu Premier League is played in a round-robin format. The 8 teams play against each other in the league. At the end of the league stage, top 4 teams in the points table will qualify for the playoffs. The playoffs comprise of 3 matches before the final: one eliminator and two qualifiers.

Since 2016, The title sponsor fro TNPL was India Cements Limited whose term ended in 2019. In the first edition, TNCA had earned a total of ₹33.51 crores in franchise rights. This was the highest among all the local T20 leagues in India. TNPL business model is similar to the IPL’s model. In 2019, some of the TNPL franchises faced financial difficulties and asked TNCA to bring changes to the revenue sharing model of the league. PWL 2020 Schedule

 

TNPL Prize Money

TNPL prize money is:

  • Champions – ₹1 crore (US$140,000)
  • Runner up – ₹60 lakh (US$84,000)
  • Two semi-finalists – ₹40 lakh (US$56,000) each
  • Remaining participants – ₹25 lakh (US$35,000)

 

Tamil Nadu Premier League Teams

There are 8 franchises competing in TNPL. The franchises are named after a district it is representing in Tamil Nadu. Each TNPL team can have a maximum of 22 players that includes 2 outstation players. In 2020, two teams changed their names and bases – Tuti Patriots of Thootukudi shifted to Salem featuring as Salem Spartans and Karaikudi Kaalai became Tiruppur Tamizhans of Tiruppur.

  • Chepauk Super Gillies
  • Lyca Kovai Kings
  • Dindigul Dragons
  • Trichy Warriors
  • iDream Tiruppur Tamizhans (formerly Karaikudi Kaalai)
  • Siechem Madurai Panthers
  • Salem Spartans (formerly Tuti Patriots)
  • V. B. Kanchi Veerans

 

TNPL Team Owners

Team Owner
Chepauk Super Gillies Metronation Chennai Television Private Limited – Dailythanthi
Lyca Kovai Kings Lyca Productions
Dindigul Dragons Take Solutions Ltd
Trichy Warriors Ruby Builders
iDream Tiruppur Tamizhans (formerly Karaikudi Kaalai) iDream Cinemas and iDream Properties
Siechem Madurai Panthers Pooja Damodaran
Salem Spartans (formerly Tuti Patriots) Thoothukudi Sports and Private Entertainment limited
V. B. Kanchi Veerans V B Chandrasekhar

 

TNPL Venues

Previously total of 3 venues were used until 2019. Two new venues in Coimbatore and Salem are slated to host TNPL matches from 2020 onwards.

  • M. A. Chidambaram Stadium (Chepauk Stadium)
  • Sri Ramakrishna Institution Cricket Ground
  • NPR College Ground
  • Indian Cement Company Ground (ICL Sankar Nagar Cricket Ground)
  • Salem Cricket Foundation Stadium

 

Broadcasting

Star India broadcasts the TNPL matches in Star Sports 1 and Star Sports 1 HD with English commentary and in Star Sports Tamil with Tamil commentary. TNPL matches Online streaming is available on Hotstar.

 

In 2016, Tamil Nadu Premier League was launched at the time when Chennai Super Kings was facing a two-year suspension from the IPL. Tamil Nadu Premier League was aimed to make up for the absence of high-profile matches in Chennai and to expose talented players from districts. TNPL was launched by then TNCA president N. Srinivasan, who is also the owner of Chennai Super Kings and TNPL’s initial title sponsor was India Cements. Thank you for reading our article TNPL 2020 Schedule | Tamil Nadu Premier League 2020 Schedule.

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