[caption id="attachment_678883" align="aligncenter" width="628"]<a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/Vijay-Shankar-.jpg"><img class="size-full wp-image-678883" alt="Vijay Shankar AFP" src="https://www.cricketcountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/Vijay-Shankar-.jpg" width="628" height="355" /></a> Vijay Shankar AFP[/caption] <p></p> <p></p>All-rounder <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/vijay-shankar/">Vijay Shankar</a> will lead the Tamil Nadu team to take part in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy Super League-cum-Knockout T20 tournament to be held at Kolkata from January 21 to 27. <p></p> <p></p>The team for the tournament was chosen by the state selection committee of the Tamil Nadu Cricket Association, a press release said. <p></p> <p></p>The Tamil Nadu team will miss the services of experienced wicketkeeper-batsman<a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/dinesh-karthik/"> Dinesh Karthik</a>, who has been chosen as replacement for injured <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/wriddhiman-saha/">Wriddhiman Saha</a> for the ongoing Test series in South Africa. <p></p> <p></p>Experienced opener Abhinav Mukund misses out while batsman Ganga Sridhar Raju gets a call-up in the 16-man team. <p></p> <p></p>The state team had finished second behind Karnataka on basis of net run-rate in the South Zone phase of Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy held in Visakhapatnam and Vizianagaram. <p></p> <p></p><strong>Team:</strong> Vijay Shankar (captain), B Aparajith (vice-captain), K Bharath Shankar, M S Washington Sundar, N Jagadeesan (WK), R Sai Kishore, M Mohammed, K Vignesh, R Sanjay Yadav, W Antony Dhas, Rohit Ramalingam, M Ashwin, S Anirudha, Athisayaraj Davidson, Rahil S Shah, Ganga Sridhar Raju.