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Chepauk vs Nellai TNPL match preview prediction

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The opening match of Tamil Nadu Premier League- TNPL is ready to take place. The match is  set between defending champions Chepauk super gillies and Nellai Royal kings. 

Both the teams are looking like strong contenders for the TNPL trophy after announcing their squad. Since Nellai and Cheapuk have been practicing with full confidence and are ready to take on each other. However, Nellai has to work hard to defeat Chepauk, it’s not easy for a batsman to handle spinners. 

Squad 

Chepauk super gillies squad 

Kaushik Gandhi (c), S Radhakrishnan, B Arun, N Jagadeesan (wk), Uthirasamy Sasidev, Ravisrinivasan Sai Kishore, Rajagopal Sathish, Harish Kumar, Sonu Yadav, R Alexander, Dev Rahul, S Vijay Kumar, Manimaran Siddharth, Arun Kumar, S Sujay, Nilesh Subramanian, Ajith Kumar, Nilesh Subramanian, Sai Prakash, V Santhanasekar, H Prashid Akash.

Nellai Royal Kings Squad 

NS Harish, Arjun Murthy, Baba Aparajith, L Prakash Suryap, T Veeramani, Chinnaswamy Suresh, Sarath Kumar, Sanjay Yadav, Baba Indrajith, S Senthil Nathan, Laxmesha Suryaprakash, Sarathraj, Rohit Ram, V Athisayaraj Davidson, Mohan Abhinav, Jitendra Kumar, R Sri Neranjan, Sharun Kumar, Ashwath Mukunthan, H Trilok Nag, Pradosh Ranjan Paul, T Ajith Kumar.

Predictions and other information 

Toss will play an important role in the first match. According to previous editions of TNPL, the chase has been the best option at the Chennai venue. 70% of the time bowling first team ends up on the winning side. 

Pitch Report: The match will be held on Indian Cement Company Ground, the pitch here is flat. In other words, the pitch is better for batting with no pace and bounces on the wicket. Moreover, the venue has a fast outfield, so you can expect the bowl to travel faster towards the boundary. According to experts, 180 should be a par score. 

Jagdeesan and Sai Kishor from Chepauk super gillies are coming after playing IPL. Moreover, Said Kishor played well this season and his team Gujarat Titans were Champions. Subsequently, they will use their experience in the TNPL match. The game will begin at 7:15 PM. However, as compared to Cheapuk, Nellai has a stronger squad. Certainly, they have made a few changes this year and are expected to perform better.