6 Facts About Tamil Nadu Premier League You Might Don't Know

Hello Friends, this is the post about a very underdog T20 cricket league popularly known as "Tamil Nadu Premier League" aka TNPL. The TNPL next edition TNPL 2020 is coming soon after the Indian Premier League. Here's a post about some fun facts on TNPL.

6 Facts About Tamil Nadu Premier League
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Facts About Tamil Nadu Premier League

#1. Star Sports have brought the TNPL broadcast rights in 1 Million $, making it the highest-paid broadcast rights for any domestic cricket league for the year (2016-2020). And the commentary is available in Tamil and English language.

#2. In the year 2019, Tuti Patriots and Madurai Panthers faced match-fixing assertion. BCCI present president Sourav Ganguly had said that these franchises were banned due to link with bookies but TNCA said that they were not. But, Tamil Nadu Cricket Association has asked franchise Tuti Patriots to remove two of their co-owners in link to corruption.

#3. In the next 2020, Tuti Patriots were renamed as Salem Spartans for the next season due to the change in new ownership.

#4. The TNPL was presented at the time when the IPL team Chennai Super Kings (CSK), the Tamil Nadu franchise playing Indian Premier League, was facing a 2-year suspension from the Indian Premier League.

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#5. Prize Money of TNPL is Winner: 1 Crore INR, Runner Up: 60 lacs INR and Semi-Finalist: 40 lacs INR. and also the other teams get 25 lakhs for participating.

#6. Chepauk Super Gillies is the only team who won it twice and also became runner up for once.

Teams Performance in TNPL:

Best Performance
Chepauk Super Gillies
Winner (2017,2019)
Siechem Madurai Panthers
Salem Spartans (formerly Tuti Patriots)
Dindigul Dragons
Lyca Kovai Kings
Trichy Warriors
iDream Tiruppur Tamizhans
V. B. Kanchi Veerans

So, here's the 6 facts which I found most interesting. Please tell us if you know more facts and trivia about TNPL. And don't forget to tell how much you are excited for TNPL 2020.

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