Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy is a domestic T20 cricket tournament played in India. All the 38 domestic teams of India take part in the tournament. Unfortunately, the tournament couldn’t be played last year due to the covid-19 lockdown. However, it is set to resume from the 10th of January, this year.
The tournament will continue up till the 31st of Jan when finally, the final will take place. Karnataka is the defending champions and will be looking to defend their title yet again.
Particularly, if we look at the Tamil Nadu Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy team, then they have won the championship one time. Tamil Nadu cricket team squad became the champions in the inaugural competition, back in 2006/07. Afterward, they didn’t have much success and are still looking for their second title.
Having said that, this time around, the Tamil Nadu cricket team squad is one to look out for. They have got a great batting and bowling competition this year, and can definitely go all the way.
Specifically, in this article, we will discuss Tamil Nadu Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy team 2021. Moreover, we will provide their complete players’ list as well. So, make sure you don’t miss out.
Tamil Nadu Syed Mushtaq Ali trophy Team 2021
In the first place, let’s look at the group draw of the Tamil Nadu cricket team squad. They will be going up against Jharkhand, Bengal, Odisha, Hyderabad, and Assam in group B. In addition, they will play their first match versus Jharkhand.
The match will begin on 10th of January. The one and only Eden Gardens Stadium will host the match. Furthermore, you can check out the complete schedule from our website as well.
Tamil Nadu Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy Players List
If we look at Tamil Nadu cricket team squad, then we have Dinesh Karthik as the captain. Dinesh needs no kind of intro. No one has forgotten his heroics in the Nidahas Trophy Final against Bangladesh, in 2018. He has played all three formats for team India. Besides that, he has experience of more than 300 T20 matches.
Tamil Nadu cricket team squad also has many more talented cricketers. There’s Vijay Shankar, the Indian all-rounder. Murugan Ashwin, who has played for multiple IPL teams. Moreover, the Aparajith twin brothers are also part of the squad.
Following is the complete Tamil Nadu Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy players list. Playing role of all the players is mentioned alongside.
- Dinesh Karthik (Captain/Wicket-keeper batsman)
- Vijay Shankar (Vice-captain/All-rounder)
- Baba Aparajith (Batting All-rounder)
- Arun Karthik (Right-hand bat)
- Murugan Ashwin (Legbreak Googly)
- Ashwin Crist (Right-arm medium)
- C Hari Nishanth (Right-hand bat)
- Baba Indrajith (Right-hand bat)
- Narayan Jagadeesan (Right-hand bat)
- RS Jaganath Sinivas (Right-arm medium-fast)
- J Kousik (All-rounder)
- M Mohammed (Right-arm medium)
- Ganeshan Periyaswamy (Right-arm medium)
- Pradosh Ranjan Paul (Left-hand bat)
- Ravisrinivasan Sai Kishore (Slow left-arm orthodox)
- Sandeep Warrier (Right-arm medium)
- Shahrukh Khan (Right-hand bat)
- Manimaran Siddharth (Slow left-arm orthodox)
- R Sonu Yadav (Right-arm medium-fast)
- Laxmesha Suryaprakash (Right-hand bat)