MS Dhoni smashed huge three consecutive sixes in opening match of Tamil Nadu Premier League. Chennai witnessed a thrilling start to the second edition of the Tamil Nadu Premier League which began with a 'six hitting' competition between former India and Chennai Super Kings captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni and former Australian opener Matthew Hayden at the MA Chidambaram stadium. TNPL started on July 22 with the first match between Albert Tuti Patriots and Dindigul Dragons. Dinesh Karthik will play for Tuti Patriots. The tournament features eight teams with 32 matches to be played, including the final on August 20. The winner of the second edition of TNPL will be rewarded with total prize money of Rs 1 crore and the runners-up will get 60 lakh.