Ambati Thirupathi Rayudu-a former Indian professional cricketer said that Tamil Nadu Premier League(TNPL) is helping players from small towns and districts to realize their dreams. For those who don’t recognize him, Rayudu has played 55 one-day internationals, 6 Twenty20 Internationals and 97 first-class matches for India in his 18-year cricketing career.

Tamil Nadu Premier League is helping players from small towns

Ambati Thirupathi Rayudu
Ambati Thirupathi Rayudu

Rayudu retired from all forms of the game last month. Recently he was so enthralled by the set-up at the NPR College Ground that he watched the Ravichandran Ashwin-led Dindigul Dragons and VB Kanchi Veerans taking on each other. He saw the whole match of the evening by standing close to the sightscreen.

He said, he is impressed by looking at the ground. Rayudu thinks that this is an indication of how good the tournament is. He enjoyed the view of seeing young cricketer play alongside veteran Cricketer like Ravichandran Ashwin.

When recalling about the past, he said that they never had a tournament like this before when he was growing up. This type of tournament helps a lot of youngsters from small towns and districts where people always dream about playing cricket at higher levels. He is very happy that TNPL has set a standard now.

He also added that he would grab the chance immediately if he gets a chance to bat at the ground because it looks like a beautiful wicket and a good place to bat.

Finally, Rayudu gave some advice to the young cricketers. He told them to learn from the International cricketers. That may be a major takeaway for the youngsters because International cricketers know exactly how to play this game. He is confident that the youngsters will learn the lessons quickly and soon will be capable of brightening India’s future.