Tamil Nadu Premier League, 2016 Schedule

Tamil Nadu Premier League, 2016 Schedule

Tamil Nadu Premier League, 2016 Schedule

Tamil Nadu Premier League is launched by TNCA(Tamil Nadu Cricket Association) .Eight teams will feature in the inaugural edition of the state’s Premier League of Tamil Nadu to promote domestic cricket talents, which at present is confined to urban areas of Chennai.

The glamour and entertainment involved in these leagues attract people to the stadiums. Twenty-20 Leagues in the domestic circuit was no such exception. Karnataka Premier League was started by the KSCA (Karnataka Premier League) back in 2009, a year after IPL’s debut. Now, the TNCA (Tamil Nadu Cricket Association) is about to organise its inaugural Tamil Nadu Premier League. The Tamil Nadu Premier League will be broadcast by the STAR Network. Many big names are involved with the domestic league.

Schedule: Tamil Nadu Premier League (TNPL) will begin immediately after India’s tour of West Indies ends on August 22, the tournament will be played for 3 weeks.
No. of franchises/teams: There will be 8 teams participating against each other in the inaugural season.
Prize Money: The winners of TNPL will take home a prize money of Rs 1 crore while the runners-up will get Rs 60 lakh. Selection of players: The process of allocation of players for all the franchises will be done through a draft system instead of an auction.
Tournament format: The eight teams will be split into 2 groups. Every team will play 6 matches each. Total of 27 matches will be played in the T20 tournament. 12 matches will be played at MAC (Chennai) and 12 at Natham. Remaining 3 games will be played at Tirunelveli. 6 matches will be played under the flood lights in MAC and Natham. 3 matches will be knockout, all of them will be played under flood lights.

Tamil Nadu Premier League 2016 Fixtures

Tamil Nadu Premier League 2016 matches will start from 27th August 2016 and end will  18th September 2016. In this Tournament, total 31 Matches will play including Two Semi-Finals and Final.

Date Match Venue Time
24 August 2016, Wednesday Chepauk vs Thoothukudi, 1st Match MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai 6:30 PM
25 August 2016, Thursday Tiruvallur vs Karaikudi, 2nd Match NPR College Ground, Dindigul 6:30 PM
26 August 2016, Friday Coimbatore vs Kancheepuram, 3rd Match MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai 6:30 PM
27 August 2016, Saturday Dindigul vs Madurai, 4th Match NPR College Ground, Dindigul 2:30 PM
28 August 2016, Sunday Chepauk vs Karaikudi, 5th Match NPR College Ground, Dindigul 2:30 PM
29 August 2016, Monday Tiruvallur vs Madurai, 6th Match NPR College Ground, Dindigul 6:30 PM
30 August 2016, Tuesday Dindigul vs Kancheepuram, 7th Match MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai 6:30 PM
31 August 2016, Wednesday Coimbatore vs Thoothukudi, 8th Match MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai 6:30 PM
1 September 2016, Thursday Dindigul vs Tiruvallur, 9th Match Indian Cement Company Ground, Tirunelveli 6:30 PM
2 September 2016, Friday Madurai vs Coimbatore, 10th Match Indian Cement Company Ground, Tirunelveli 6:30 PM
3 September 2016, Saturday Karaikudi vs Thoothukudi, 11th Match Indian Cement Company Ground, Tirunelveli 2:30 PM
Kancheepuram vs Chepauk, 12th Match MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai 6:30 PM
4 September 2016, Sunday Dindigul vs Thoothukudi, 13th Match Indian Cement Company Ground, Tirunelveli 6:30 PM
5 September 2016Monday Tiruvallur vs Kancheepuram, 14th Match Indian Cement Company Ground, Tirunelveli 2:30 PM
Coimbatore vs Chepauk, 15th Match  Indian Cement Company Ground, Tirunelveli 6:30 PM
6 September 2016, Tuesday Madurai vs Karaikudi, 16th Match MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai 6:30 PM
7 September 2016, Wednesday Tiruvallur vs Thoothukudi, 17th Match NPR College Ground, Dindigul 6:30 PM
8 September 2016, Thursday Dindigul vs Chepauk, 18th Match NPR College Ground, Dindigul 6:30 PM
9 September 2016, Friday Madurai vs Kancheepuram, 19th Match NPR College Ground, Dindigul 2:30 PM
Karaikudi vs Coimbatore, 20th Match MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai 6:30 PM
10 September 2016, Saturday Madurai vs Chepauk, 21st Match NPR College Ground, Dindigul 2:30 PM 
Tiruvallur vs Coimbatore, 22nd Match MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai 6:30 PM
11 September 2016, Sunday Dindigul vs Karaikudi, 23rd Match NPR College Ground, Dindigul 2:30 PM
Kancheepuram vs Thoothukudi, 24th Match MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai 6:30 PM
12 September 2016, Monday Tiruvallur vs Chepauk, 25th Match MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai 6:30 PM
13 September 2016, Tuesday Dindigul vs Coimbatore, 26th Match Indian Cement Company Ground, Tirunelveli 2:30 PM
Thoothukudi vs Madurai, 27th Match MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai  6:30 PM
14 September 2016, Wednesday Karaikudi vs Kancheepuram, 28th Match Indian Cement Company Ground, Tirunelveli 6:30 PM
16 September 2016, Friday TBC vs TBC, 1st Semi-Final Indian Cement Company Ground, Tirunelveli 6:30 PM
17 September 2016, TBC vs TBC, 2nd Semi Final  TBC vs TBC, 2nd Semi- Final MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai 6:30 PM
18 September 2016, Sunday TBC vs TBC, Final MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai 6:30 PM

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