Your long wait is over, as Tamil Nadu Premier League (TNPL) 2021 complete scheduled has been officially released. As per the schedule, the tournament will commence on July 19. A total of eight teams will compete over a period of 28 days in the TNPL 2021. The tournament will stage 32 matches & the Final is set to be played on August 15.
There will be seven doubleheaders in the TNPL 2021 while all the other days will feature only one match in the evening. During the doubleheaders, the afternoon matches will be played at 3.30 pm while the evening matches will kickstart from 7.30 pm onwards. The league stage of the TNPL will end on August 8th. There will be three rest days, one after the end of the group stage, and two before and after Qualifier 2.
Notable players such as R Ashwin, Washington Sundar, and Varun Chakravarthy won’t be available for the competition due to international commitments. All the matches will be played at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chepauk Chennai, to avoid any travel complications. No spectators will be allowed during the fixtures due to the COVID-19 scare. The opening match of TNPL 2021 will be played between Lyca Kovai Kings and Salem Spartans.
The Eight teams to feature in the TNPL 2021 are as follows:
Chepauk Super Gillies, Dindigul Dragons, LYCA Kovai Kings, Salem Spartans, iDream Tiruppur Tamizhans, Ruby Trichy Warriors, Nellai Royal Kings, and Siechem Madurai Panthers.
TNPL 2021 Full Schedule:
|19-07-21||7.30 PM||LYCA KOVAI KINGS v SALEM SPARTANS|
|20-07-21||7.30 PM||CHEPAUK SUPER GILLIES v IDREAM TIRUPPUR TAMIZHANS|
|21-07-21||7.30 PM||NELLAI ROYAL KINGS v RUBY TRICHY WARRIORS|
|22-07-21||7.30 PM||DINDIGUL DRAGONS v SIECHEM MADURAI PANTHERS|
|23-07-21||7.30 PM||RUBY TRICHY WARRIORS v LYCA KOVAI KINGS|
|24-07-21||3.30 PM||CHEPAUK SUPER GILLIES v NELLAI ROYAL KINGS|
|24-07-21||7.30 PM||IDREAM TIRUPPUR TAMIZHANS v SALEM SPARTANS|
|25-07-21||3.30 PM||SIECHEM MADURAI PANTHERS v RUBY TRICHY WARRIORS|
|25-07-21||7.30 PM||LYCA KOVAI KINGS v DINDIGUL DRAGONS|
|26-07-21||7.30 PM||NELLAI ROYAL KINGS v IDREAM TIRUPPUR TAMIZHANS|
|27-07-21||7.30 PM||DINDIGUL DRAGONS v RUBY TRICHY WARRIORS|
|28-07-21||3.30 PM||SALEM SPARTANS v CHEPAUK SUPER GILLIES|
|28-07-21||7.30 PM||SIECHEM MADURAI PANTHERS v LYCA KOVAI KINGS|
|29-07-21||7.30 PM||RUBY TRICHY WARRIORS v IDREAM TIRUPPUR TAMIZHANS|
|30-07-21||7.30 PM||DINDIGUL DRAGONS v SALEM SPARTANS|
|31-07-21||3.30 PM||LYCA KOVAI KINGS v IDREAM TIRUPPUR TAMIZHANS|
|31-07-21||7.30 PM||SIECHEM MADURAI PANTHERS v NELLAI ROYAL KINGS|
|01-08-21||3.30 PM||SALEM SPARTANS v RUBY TRICHY WARRIORS|
|01-08-21||7.30 PM||CHEPAUK SUPER GILLIES v DINDIGUL DRAGONS|
|02-08-21||7.30 PM||IDREAM TIRUPPUR TAMIZHANS v SIECHEM MADURAI PANTHERS|
|03-08-21||7.30 PM||NELLAI ROYAL KINGS v DINDIGUL DRAGONS|
|04-08-21||7.30 PM||SIECHEM MADURAI PANTHERS v CHEPAUK SUPER GILLIES|
|05-08-21||7.30 PM||SALEM SPARTANS v NELLAI ROYAL KINGS|
|06-08-21||7.30 PM||CHEPAUK SUPER GILLIES v LYCA KOVAI KINGS|
|07-08-21||3.30 PM||IDREAM TIRUPPUR TAMIZHANS v DINDIGUL DRAGONS|
|07-08-21||7.30 PM||SALEM SPARTANS v SIECHEM MADURAI PANTHERS|
|08-08-21||3.30 PM||LYCA KOVAI KINGS v NELLAI ROYAL KINGS|
|08-08-21||7.30 PM||RUBY TRICHY WARRIORS v CHEPAUK SUPER GILLIES|
|10-8-2021||7.30 pm||Qualifier 1|
|13-8-2021||7.30 pm||Qualifier 2|
The Chepauk Super Gillies are the defending champions and the only team to win the TNPL tournament twice. Tuti Patriots and Siechem Madurai Panthers have won one edition each.