Celebrity Cricket League CCL curtain raiser event at Grand Hyatt, Mumbai on 4th February, Saturday was a rocking affair.
It was a star-studded event with the presence of Suniel Shetty, Sohail Khan, Boney Kapoor, Jackie Shroff, Poonam Dhillon, Raj Naik, Vatsal Sheth, Madhoo, Freddy Daruwala, Jiiva, Arya, Sharad Kelkar, Suyyash Rai, Ravie Dubey, Arjun Bijlani, Akhil Akineni, Balraj Syal, Sahil Anand, Arjan Bajwa, Jay Bhanushali, Simran Kaur, Darshan Kumar, Sneha Jain, Madirakshi Mundle, Lavina Israni, Shabir Ahluwalia, Meet brothers, Ulka Gupta, Vivek Gopan, Faria Abdulla, Anula and many more.
Bigger, better and completely revamped, the 5-weekend, 19 games tournament, will commence from 18th February 2023. One of the Biggest Sportainment events in the country, the Celebrity Cricket League is coming back fully reloaded after 3 years. This edition is expected will witness the participation of many incredibly popular stars of Indian cinema.
Salman Khan is the Team Ambassador of Mumbai Heroes and Arya is the Team Ambassador of Chennai Rhinos. South superstar Mohan Lal is the co-owner of Kerala Team, while producer Boney Kapoor owns Bengal Team, Actor Venkatesh is the Co-Owner of Telugu Warriors, and actor-producer Sohail Khan is the Owner of Mumbai Team. The other captains include actor Jisshu Sengupta, who is heading Bengal Tigers, actor-producer Riteish Deshmukh, who is heading Mumbai Heroes, Punjab De Sher captain is actor Sonu Sood, Karnataka Bulldozers will be led by actor Kiccha Sudeep, Bhojpuri Dabanggs has actor Manoj Tiwari as their captain, Telugu Warriors is headed by actor Akhil Akkineni, Kerala Strikers has actor Kunchacko Boban as their captain and actor Vishnu Vishal heads Chennai Rhinos.
Not only is it bigger, but the format has changed as well. Vishnu Vardhan Induri, the founder and managing director of the Celebrity Cricket League, says,
“CCL is introducing a new format for the first time ever. It will be a T20 With 2 Innings of 10 overs per team. This is a very new format played nowhere in the world before.”
Meanwhile, Parle Biscuits has signed up as the title sponsor of the League. The event will be a refreshing surprise for fans as they look forward to watching their heroes give it their all on the cricket field.
Zee Network is the Broadcast Partner of the League. Zee is committed to broadcasting the CCL games in 7 of its channels across languages including Zee Anmol Cinema and & Pictures.