TNPL 2019: TNPL is a superb platform for children, says Kedar Jadhav


Kedar Jadhav graced the inaugural day’s proceedings of the fourth version of the TNPL.

Kedhar Jadhav addressing the press earlier than the primary match of the TNPL. (Picture Supply: TNPL/TNCA)

India all-rounder Kedar Jadhav lauded the Tamil Nadu Cricket Affiliation (TNCA) for the skilled conduct of the extremely profitable Twenty20 occasion – Sankar Cement Tamil Nadu Premier League (TNPL).

“Such tournaments undoubtedly encourage kids to do effectively and it’s an ideal platform for them to get into IPL and Ranji groups. Additionally they get seen across the nation as a result of the matches are being televised,” stated the 34-year-old, who graced the inaugural day’s proceedings of the fourth version of the TNPL right here on Friday.

“These leagues additionally assist the newcomers as they rub shoulders with worldwide and first-class cricketers,” he added.

Narayanan Jagadeesan of Dindigul Dragons is among the many prime gamers who made their mark in TNPL and had been picked by Indian Premier League franchises. Jagadeesan made it to the Chennai Tremendous Kings squad in 2018 the place he caught the attention of prime gamers like Jadhav. “We (Jagadeesan) have batted collectively within the nets. He’s a implausible keeper and batsman. I hope he performs for CSK on the highest stage in coming occasions. Tournaments just like the TNPL assist such gamers to enhance,” he added.

The amenities on the picturesque NPR School floor, which hosted the Dindigul Dragons and Chepauk Tremendous Gillies conflict within the night, discovered appreciation from the Pune-born cricketer.

“I really like this view and I received’t thoughts taking part in cricket right here. The place has vibe and it’s fairly scenic as effectively. I simply bought to know that Duleep trophy was performed right here final yr. With loads of new grounds coming in lately, this might be the most effective grounds I’ve seen of all of them,” he stated.

Dwelling on his World Cup look, Jadhav conceded he would have favored to place up a greater show. He performed six matches scoring 80 runs at a mean of 40.00 along with his highest being 52 towards Afghanistan. He bowled six overs of off-spin however went wicketless.

“It didn’t go effectively personally for me however that’s life, you be taught and also you enhance,” he stated.