Most Successful Teams In TNPL History

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Tamil Nadu’s own state’s league, Tamil Nadu Premier League has been going well over the last 8 years. This is a very great platform for the young cricketers in Tamil Nadu. Not just for the youngsters, some big players from Tamil Nadu like R Ashwin, D Karthik, M Vijay, V Chakravarthy, etc have played in this league as well. Today, we will talk about the most successful TNPL teams in the history of this league.

We have seen so many amazing performances by the players and the teams in the TNPL history. Only 4 TNPL teams out of 8 have managed to win the title in 6 seasons. In the last TNPL season (TNPL 2022), Chepauk Super Gillies (CSG) and Lyca Kovai Kings (LKK) were declared as joint winners because the final of the tournament got washed out due to rain. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, TNPL 2020 wasn’t held. Let’s see the most successful TNPL teams in history.

Most Successful TNPL teams in the history of the league:-

(1) Chepauk Super Gillies (CSG) – The most successful TNPL team in the history

Chepauk Super Gillies has won the TNPL title 4 times till now in 6 seasons. CSG won their first title in 2017 when they defeated Tuti Patriots (TP) in the final by 6 wickets.

TP only managed to score 143 on the board in the first inning. Only A Mukund spends some time at the crease and scored 41 off 38 balls.

Gopinath led the run chase for CSG and scored a match-winning 50 off 38 balls. R Sathish and S Saravanan also chipped in with their cameos of 23 off 16 balls and 23 off 10 balls respectively.

CSG came close in the first season as well

Chepauk Super Gillies also came close in the first season of TNPL in 2016. They reached the final of the tournament but fell short. And that too against TP. But they go one step further next year and won the title by beating TP in the final.

2nd title for CSG

CSG again won the title in 2019 when they beat Dindigul Dragons (DD) in the final by 12 runs. Chepauk only manages to score 126 on the board in the first inning. But the CSG chipped in on that day and restricts DD to 114.

Only Sumant Jain showed some fight in the run chase. But DD batters surrender against G Periyaswamy, who took 5 wickets in the 2nd inning.

CSG won another close finale to win their 3rd title

CSG showed why they are the most successful TNPL teams in history by beating Trichy Warriors in the final of TNPL 2021. N Jagadeesan scored 90 in the first inning and CSG scored 183 in the first inning.

S Kumar’s 45 off 25 balls helps the team to get closer to the target. But that wasn’t enough to get his team over the line. Unfortunately, his inning went in vain.

CSG shares trophy with LKK

For the first time in TNPL history, the final of a league was held outside M. Chidambaram Stadium. And due to rain, the final washed out. And CSG and LKK were declared as joint winners. Technically, it is the 4th title for CSG. They are the most successful team in TNPL history.

(2) Lyca Kovia Kings (LKK) – Trophy shared with CSG

With the help of Sai Sudharsan’s 65, LKK managed to score 138 (17 overs due to rain) in their first inning.

When Chepauk Super Gillies were 14 for 2 in 4 overs, rain started to fall and then no more play was possible.

(3) Tuti Patriots (TP) – Inaugural season’s champions

They are one of the most successful TNPL teams in the history. TP won the TNPL title in 2016 when they beat CSG in the final by 122 runs. After scoring 215 in the first inning, they restrict CSG to just 93. They become one of the TNPL teams to win the title.

(4) Madurai Super Giants (MSG) – TNPL 2018 Champions

MSG also becomes one of the TNPL teams to win the title in the history of this league. They finished at No. 2 in the points table with 5 wins in 7 games.

MSG lost the first qualifier against DD. But took their revenge in the final against the same team. They beat DD in the final by 7 wickets while chasing 118. MSG chased down a target with 17 balls to spare. Arun Karthik becomes the man of the match and also the man of the tournament.

MSG also becomes one of the most successful TNPL teams in history. So these are a few teams who won the TNPL title. Thank you for reading. Keep following us for the latest updates

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