The 2021 season of the Tamil Nadu Premier League, TNPL 2021, will begin on July 19th – here’s where you can watch the domestic T20 tournament on TV and live streaming platforms.
The fifth edition of the Tamil Nadu Premier League will have the eight teams playing 32 matches across 28 days at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chepauk, Chennai.
Chepauk Super Gillies, who won the title in 2019 for the second time, are the defending champions of the trophy. The 2020 edition of the league was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This year, there will be no spectators at the matches.
Ruby Trichy Warriors’ star batsman Murali Vijay recently pulled out of this year’s edition of the league. Ravichandran Ashwin, Washington Sundar and Varun Chakravarthy are unlikely to be available for the season, owing to international commitments.
TNPL 2021 squads: The full team lists can be found here.
TNPL 2021 Dates and start times
The matches begin from July 19 with the final to be held on 15th August. There are as many as seven double headers.
The afternoon games will start at 3.30 PM IST while the normal days will have just one game in the evening at 7.30 PM IST.
The opening match of TNPL 2021 edition will be played between Lyca Kovai Kings and Salem Spartans.
TNPL 2021 schedule: Full list of fixtures can be found here.
TV & live streaming: Where to watch TNPL 2021 live?
All matches of TNPL 2021 will be broadcast live by Star Sports. The matches will be broadcast on Star Sports 2, Star Sports 2 HD and Star Sports 1 Tamil. All matches of TNPL 2021 will also be live-streamed on the Disney+ Hotstar app.
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