Ruby Trichy Warriors are set to take on defending Chepauk Super Gillies in the final of the Tamil Nadu Premier League (TNPL) 2021 on Sunday, August 15.
The two teams have already met twice in the season, with their first meeting coming in the group stage. The Warriors rode on the back of Nidhish Rajagopal’s quickfire half-century to beat Super Gillies by seven wickets. Watch the TNPL final live!
Their second meeting came during the playoffs where Rajagopal once again proved out to be key. Rajagopal, a top-order batsman, was helped by Adithya Ganesh as the Warriors chased down 154 with five wickets in hand.
The Ruby Trichy Warriors, with the in-form Nidhish Rajagopal and bowler P Saravana Kumar, are gunning for their maiden TNPL title. The Chepauk Super Gillies will have to rely on R Sai Kishore, who finished with bowling figures of 3/14 in Qualifier 2.
Chepauk Super Gillies vs Ruby Trichy Warriors TNPL final squads
Chepauk Super Gillies squad: B Arun, S Vijayakumar, Rajagopal Sathish, R Ram, Arvind, RS Jaganath Srinivas, V Santhana Sekar, Manimaran Siddharth, S Sujay, S Harish Kumar, V Arun Kumar, H Prasidh Akash, *R Sai Kishore, Narayan Jagadeesan (wicket-keeper), V Sai Prakash, M Kaushik Gandhi (captain), R Alexander, U Sasidev, Sonu Yadav, Rahul D, Sandeep Warrier, Radhakrishnan S.
Ruby Trichy Warriors squad: B Rahul, Akash Sumra, ME Yazh Arun Mozhi, S Aniruda, M Poiyamozhi, Rahil S Shah (captain), S Santosh Shiv, W Antony Dhas, Aditya Ganesh (wicket-keeper), Nidhish S Rajagopal, R Ganesh, Sumant Jain, Muhammed Adnan Khan, P Saravana Kumar, VP Amith Sathvik, G Hemanth Kumar, K Mukunth, G Karthick Shanmugam, Mathivanan, Karthik R and Murali Vijay.
Where to watch Chepauk Super Gillies vs Ruby Trichy Warriors TNPL final live in India?
The Tamil Nadu Premier League final match between Chepauk Super Gillies and Ruby Trichy Warriors will be telecast on Star Sports Tamil, Star Sports 2 and Star Sports 2HD. Coverage will begin live at 7:30 PM IST on August 15, Sunday.
Live streaming of the TNPL 2021 final will be available on the Disney + Hotstar app and website.
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