After waiting a long time finally the first match of Tamil Nadu Premier League is to kick off on 22 July 2017. The inauguration of the second edition with the first match between Albert TUTI Patriots vs Dindigul Dragons at the Mac Stadium in Chennai. This match will be really exciting because the defending champion Albert TUTI Patriots will play their first match. Let’s move to check out that who will the first match.
Albert TUTI Patriots are the defending champion of this tournament. They defeated Chepauk Super Gillies in the Final by 122 runs. If we analyze the point table of the 2016 TNPL, according to that they had played 7 matches in the group stage and won 4 matches. They were standing at the 3rd place with 8 points in the preseason season.
On another side, TUTI Patriots had played 7 matches in the group stage and succeeded in 5 matches. They were standing at the 2nd place with 10 points.
If we compare the performance of both according to that both teams having the strength to win this match. In the previous season, both teams have played a match in the 1st semifinal. In that match, Albert TUTI Patriots defeated Dindigul Dragons by 38 runs.
In this match TUTI Patriots having international player Dinesh Karthik(c). Who has experience of playing in the Indian team? But Dindigul Dragons have top spinner Ravichandran Ashwin(c) he is also an international player. As per above information, I predict that TUTI Patriots will win this match because their performance was is outstanding and they have Washington Sundar who performed outstandingly in IPL. As well due to the absence of Ravichandran Ashwin TUTI Patriots have more chances to win this match.
Dinesh Karthik(c), Umashankar Sushil, Siddarth Ahuja, Akash Sumra, Subramanian Anand, Aswin Crist, V Athisayaraj Davidson, Aushik Srinivas, Lakshmipathy Balaji, M Ganesh Moorthi, Kaushik Gandhi, V Lakshman, Maaruthi Raghav, Abhinav Mukund, SP Nathan, G Nicul Anand, R Sathyanarayan, R Vishaal, Washington Sundar.
Subramania Siva, Murugan Ashwin, Ganga Sridhar Raju, T Natarajan, Sunny Kumar Singh, Ashwin Venkataraman, Wilkins Victor, S Abishiek, Adithya Arun, S Dinesh, VRS Guru Kedarnath, N Jagadeesan, D Prashanth Prabhu, MS Sanjay, S Shyam Sundar, M Silambarasan, R Vivek, ME Yazh Arun Mozhi, K Mukunth, S Raghunath.