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Tamil Nadu cricket team

Tamil Nadu cricket team
Captain: Abhinav Mukund
Coach: Woorkeri Raman
Owner: Tamil Nadu Cricket Association
Founded: 1930
Home ground: MA Chidambaram Stadium
Capacity: 50,000
Ranji Trophy wins: 2
Irani Trophy wins: 1
Vijay Hazare Trophy wins: 4
Official website: TNCA

The Tamil Nadu cricket team is a domestic cricket team run by Tamil Nadu Cricket Association representing the state of Tamil Nadu, India. The team plays in Ranji Trophy, the top tier of the domestic first-class cricket tournament in India. Before renaming of Madras state to Tamil Nadu, the team was known as Madras until the 1970-71 season. They have won the Ranji Trophy twice and have finished runners-up nine times.


  • Home ground 1
  • Players who represented India 2
  • Current squad 3
  • References 4

Home ground

The team is based at the M. A. Chidambaram Stadium, named after a former president of the BCCI. Established in 1916, it has a capacity of 50,000 and had floodlights installed in 1996.

Players who represented India

Players from Tamil Nadu who have played for India.

Current squad

  • Players with international caps are listed in bold.
No. Name Birth date Batting Style Bowling Style Notes
Baba Indrajith (1994-07-08) 8 July 1994 Right-handed Right-arm leg break
Abhinav Mukund (1990-01-06) 6 January 1990 Left-handed Right-arm leg break Captain
Ramaswamy Prasanna (1982-04-07) 7 April 1982 Left-handed Right-arm medium
Murali Vijay (1984-04-01) 1 April 1984 Right-handed Right-arm off break
Baba Aparajith (1994-07-08) 8 July 1994 Right-handed Right-arm off break
Ravichandran Ashwin (1986-09-17) 17 September 1986 Right-handed Right-arm off break
Malolan Rangarajan (1989-04-22) 22 April 1989 Right-handed Right-arm off break
Rajagopal Sathish (1981-01-14) 14 January 1981 Right-handed Right-arm medium
Vijay Shankar (1991-01-26) 26 January 1991 Right-handed Right-arm medium
J Kousik (1995-05-23) 23 May 1995 Right-handed Right-arm medium
Dinesh Karthik (1985-06-01) 1 June 1985 Right-handed
Lakshmipathy Balaji (1981-09-27) 27 September 1981 Right-handed Right-arm medium-fast
Aswin Crist (1994-07-09) 9 July 1994 Right-handed Right-arm fast-medium
Prasanth Parameswaran (1985-05-30) 30 May 1985 Right-handed Left-arm medium-fast
Rahil Shah (1985-10-20) 20 October 1985 Right-handed Slow left arm orthodox
Aushik Srinivas (1993-03-16) 16 March 1993 Right-handed Slow left arm orthodox
M Mohammed (1991-12-03) 3 December 1991 Right-handed Right-arm medium-fast


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