TNPL 2022 is nearing the end of the tournament. The ongoing season has been a cracker of a tournament with many youngsters shining brightly. The top four teams that have qualified for the play-offs will play the eliminator and the qualifiers. In the first qualifier, the Nellai team will take on the Chepauk. Here’s a look at how the two teams shape up ahead of an important encounter:
TNPL 2022: Qualifier1 Nellai Royal Kings vs Chepauk Super Gillies:
Nellai Royal Kings:
Nellai Royal Kings have been fantastic throughout the tournament. Out of the seven games that they have played, the Nellai team have won six. The Kovai team is the only team to defeat the Nellai team in the tournament. Baba Aparajith is the player to watch out for alongside Sanjay Yadav. Nellai team lost to the Kovai team in their last game and would be looking to get back to winning ways.
Chepauk Super Gillies:
Chepauk Super Gillies too have been fantastic. They have won five out of their seven games. With the likes of Sai Kishore, Narayan Jagadeesan and Sandeep Warrier in their squad, the qualifier 1 can be a nail-biting one. Chepauk won in their last outing against Tiruppur team by 60 runs. These two teams faced each other for the first time this season and it ended up in a super over. Nellai team won the super over in a thriller.
Nellai Royal Kings Probable XI: Indrajith B (C), Ajitesh G, Aparajith B, Athisayaraj Davidson V, Easwaran K, Harish NS, Roobanraj M, Sanjay Yadav R, Shahjahan M, Sri Neranjan R, Suryapprakash L
Chepauk Super Gillies Probable XI: Kaushik Gandhi (C), Alexandar R, Harish Kumar S, N Jagadeesan, Radhakrishnan S, Sai Kishore R, Sandeep Warrier, Sasidev U, Sathish R, Siddharth M, Sonu Yadav R
The qualifier 1 of TNPL 2022 will take place at Salem Grounds, Salem. This has been mostly a low scoring ground. The average first innings score at this ground for the last five matches is 132. And except for the Salem-Trichy match, only the teams batting first had won the match in the last five matches.
TNPL 2022: Qualifier1 Nellai Royal Kings vs Chepauk Super Gillies
Date: 27th July 2022
Time: 7:15pm IST
Venue: Salem Grounds, Salem
Live Stream: VOOT Select