The Player Draft for the fifth edition of the Tamil Nadu Premier League was recently concluded. All teams looked to cover their weak areas from the past. Defending champion Chepauk Super Gillies brought Sandeep Warrier in the first round of the draft. All the teams were happy with their picks in the TNPL Player Draft 2021.
The dates for the start of the TNPL is subject to the clearance of the Tamil Nadu Government. Tamil Nadu Cricket Association hopes to get clearance and start the tournament in July/August.
The Squads after the TNPL Player Draft 2021-
Chepauk Super Gillies-
Retained Players: Arun B, Vijayakumar S, Sathish R, Ram Arvindh .R, Jaganath Sinivas .RS, Sanathan Sekar .V, Siddharth .M, Sujay .S, Harish Kumar .S, Arun Kumar .v, Prashidh Akash .H, Sai Kishore R, Jagadeesan .n, Sai Prakash .v, Kaushik Gandhi M, Alexander R, Sasidev U, Sonu Yadav, Rahul D.
Drafted Players: Sandeep warrier, Nilesh Subramaniam R, Radhakrishnan S.
Lyca Kovai Kings-
Retained Players: Shijit Chandran. P, Suresh Kumar, Gowjith Subash J, Vignesh K, Manish G.R, Kavin R, Aravindh G, Ganga Sridhar Raju. V, Mukilesh U, Abhisek Tanwar, Atheeq Ur Rahaman M.A, Selva Kumaran N, Ashwin Venkataraman, Sai Saudharsahn. B, Nishaanth Kumar Alwar, Shahrukh Khan M, Natarajan T, Ajith Ram S.
Drafted Players: Srinivasan E, Kiran Kaashyap K, Anandakumar S, Yudheeshwaran V.
iDream Tiruppur Tamizhans-
Retained Players: Dinesh S, Manigandan S, Rajkumar R, Mohan Prasath S, Siddharth S, Aravind. S, Maan Bafna, Francis Rokings P, Gowtham, Thamarai Kannan. K, Aswin Crist. A, Tushar Raheja, Karuppusamy A, Shriram C, Mohammed M, Dinesh Karthik K.
Drafted Players-Mohammed Ashik, Affan Khader, Adithya Giridhar, Sathiyanarayanan L, Natarajan ST, Raajkumar R I, Ashwin Balaji.
Retained Players: Vishal Vaidhya .K, Arun .S, Advaith Sharma, Sthesh. R, Swaminathan .S, Vignesh .L, Srinivasan .R, Mokit Hariharan .R.S, Lkeshwar .S, Harish Nishaanth. C, Ashwin .C, Sanjay .M.S, Lakshman .V, Mani Bharathy .K, Siva Murugan . A.R, Ashiwn R, Vivek R, Silambarasan M.
Drafted Players: Gurjapneet Singh, Vimal Khumar R, Kishan Kumar, Vigneshwaran S.
Siechem Madurai Panthers-
Retained Players: Mithun R, Gowtham .V, Nirmal Kumar P S, Chaturved N S, Praveen Kumar P, Anirudh Sita Ram B, Arun Karthick K B, Rohit R, Aushik Srinivas R, Kousik J, Chandrashekar D T, Aditya V, Silambarasan R, Shahjahan M, Varun Chakravarthy, Kiran Akash L, Deeban Lingesh K.
Drafted Players: P Sugendhiran, K Rajkumar, B Rocky, P Saravanan, Jhathavedh Subramanyan.
Ruby Trichy Warriors-
Retained Players: Rahul B, Akash Sumra, Yazh Arun Mozhi, Aniruda S, Poiyamozhi M, Rahil S Shah, Santosh Shiv. S, Antony Dhas. W, Adithya Ganesh, Nidhish Rajagopal, Ganesh R, Sumant Jain, Muhammed Adnan Khan Saravana Kumar P, Amit Sathvik V. P, Hemanth Kumar G, Mukunth K, Karthick Shanmugam G, Murali Vijay.
Drafted Players: Sunil Sam. Mathivannan M, Karthik R.
Retained Players: Praanesh B, Abhiske S, Akshay Srinivasan, Ashwin M, Boopalan S, Daryl S Ferrario, Ganesh Moorthi M, Gopinath K. H, Lokesh Raj T D, Periyasamy G, Shubham Mehta S, Sushil U, Vijay Kumar M, Vijay Shankar, Washington Sundar.
Drafted Players: Karhikeyan R, Kishoor G, Aarif A, R Karthikeyan, M Suganesh, Abhinav Vishnu, AVR Rathnam.
Nellai Royal Kings-
Retained Players: Trilok Nag H, Jitendra Kumar. CH, Sanjay Yadav, Athisayaraj Davidson. V, Ajith Kumar T, Abhinav M, Harish NS, Pradosh Ranajan Paul, Sharun Kumar. S, Indrajith B, Ashwath Mukunthan, Surya Prakash L, Senthil Nathan S, Arun Murthy Aparajith B.
Drafted Players: Sri Neranjan R, Veeramani T, Sarathraj A, Suresh C, Vivek R, Rohit Ram R, Sarath Kumar M.