Shahrukh Khan's golden arm too fetched three wickets that of KB Arun Karthik, Nidhish Rajagopal M Poiyamozhi.
Nellai openers failed to convert their good starts and got out in quick succession. Thereafter Ajitesh played with responsibility and sensibility to guide Nellai home.
Chasing 161, Vimal and Adithya Ganesh got out in quick succession after which Indrajith took charge and finished the job for Dindigul along with Boopathi Kumar.
Suresh Kumar (64 off 29 balls) and Shahrukh Khan (53 off 23 balls) put Kovai in command against Madurai as they piled up 208/5 in 20 overs.
Put in to bat, Lyca Kovai Kings got off to a good start with Sujay and Suresh Kumar striking well. The duo put on 49 for the first wicket. Soon Suresh, Sujay and Ram Aravindh got out.
R Rohit hit the first ball for a boundary and got out the very next ball. The new man, Lokesh Raj, struck a boundary and then took a single.
J Suresh Kumar’s 47 and B Sai Sudharsan (64 n.o) paved the way for Lyca Kovai Kings to thrash Chepauk Super Gillies by eight wickets in the TNPL
Varun (3/21) was in his element posing some tough questions for the Trichy batters. In his inimitable style, he accounted for Shah Jahan, Anthony Das and R Alexander.
This year, for the first time there was an auction and once again the Hemang Badani-coached team has been able to assemble a strong team that ticks all the boxes.
Riding on B Sai Sudharsan’s 86, Lyca Kovai Kings thrashed IDream Tiruppur Tamizhans by 70 runs in the inaugural TNPL match of 2023 season at Coimbatore on Monday.
The seventh season of the state's T20 league will get underway in Coimbatore on Monday
Online tickets sales of the first 13 matches of the Shriram Capital TNPL 2023 will begin on Saturday through Paytm Insider from 2PM onwards.