We all know that Tuticorin, the ‘Pearl City’ is well known for its long grown Palm trees and Pearls, but how many of us know that Tuticorin also has the best cricket players, which will be proved by the forthcoming ‘Tamilnadu Premier League- 2016’. It is to be noted that ‘Albert’ (Theatre) Muralidharan has secured the ownership rights of the Tuticorin team - ‘TUTI Patriots’. While Mrugang Desai acts as the Team Mentor, J.R.Madanagopal - former ‘Ranji Trophy’ player is roped in as team’s coach.
We can notice that the Cricket-Fever has spread out throughout the country. Starting from the streets to School grounds, the space is filled with cricket lovers. “Not only Chennai, the Whole South belt of Tamilnadu has more enthusiastic spirit in the eleven men game. There are two main factors plays a major role in South region people’s day-to-day life..One is Cinema and the other one is Cricket..Cricket, the unexplored beauty of Tuticorin fosters team-spirit. The game is played between two teams and not between two individuals. The game can be won only if all the members of the team put all their efforts in one direction. That much value is given by the potential game Cricket. Spreading the importance of cricket to nook and corner is our main motto and that’s why we have stepped in ‘Tamilnadu Premier League- 2016’ We are very much delighted to be a part of Promoting Cricket…’says ‘Albert’ Muralidharan confidently. Hailing from Tuticorin, Albert Muralidharan has a special reason for naming their team as ‘Tuti Patriots’. “We all know that Tuticorin is the birthplace of many brave hearts who fought for our freedom. Veerapaandiya KattaBomman, Bharathiyar, V.O.Chidambaranar, Vaanjinaathan, ‘Puli’ Devan, ‘Veeran’ Sundarlingam are few among them. In the memory of many brave patriots, we have named our team as ‘Tuti Patriots. It’s a tribute…” says the owner of ‘Tuti Patriots’ team, ‘Albert’ Muralidharan.
“Not only for Tuticorin, Our ‘Tuti patriots’ acts as the common team for Tirunelveli too. I have larger hope that the people and Cricket Audience of Tuticorin and Nellai will give their full support for u. Audience can follow us on our official twitter account @TUTI_PATRIOTS for more updates and info..” says and signs-off ‘Albert’ Muralidharan confidently. It must be said that the logo of ‘Tuti Patriots’ which is designed with Palm leaves, Pearl, Soil, Ship and Sea acts as the pride-emblem for both Tuticorin and Tirunelveli districts.