Ranchi, Jharkhand 17 January 2015 :: The Celebrity Cricket League (CCL) 2015 has started with a bang on 17th of January 2015 at JSCA stadium in Ranchi with the thrilling opening match between Mumbai Heroes VS Kerala Strikers
CCL is a non-professional league, contested by eight teams consisting of film actors from eight major regional film industries of Indian cinema. CCL was first started in 2011 and since its inception, CCL has attracted a large number of viewership on Television.This year Karnataka Bulldozers, Bhojpuri Dabanggs, Telugu Warriors and Bengal Tigers are placed in Group A. Mumbai Heroes, Veer Marathi, Chennai Rhinos and Kerala Strikers are placed in Group B. Mumbai, Hyderabad, Ranchi, Bangalore, Ahmedabad — are the venues for this years’ Celebrity Cricket League.
Mumbai Heroes :
Bobby Deol (c), Sohail Khan, Suniel Shetty, Aftab Shivdasani, Sonu Sood, Saqib Saleem, Rohit Roy, Samir Kochhar, Vatsal Sheth, Amit Purohit, Raja Bherwani, Armaan Kohli, Indraneil Sengupta, Rajneesh Dugaal, Jay Bhanushali, Jeetu Varma, Shabir Ahluwalia, Apoorva Lakhia and Varun Badola.
Rajeev Pillai (c), Bineesh Kodiyeri (vc), Mohan Lal, Rahul Madhav, Nivin Pauly, Unni Mukundan, Krishna Kumar, Prajodh Kalabavan, Santosh Sleeba, Nishan, Vivek Gopan, Manikuttan, Arjun Nandakumar, Shyam Mohan, Riyaz Khan, Suresh Nair, Asif Ali, Rakendhu, Shafique Rehman, Arun Benny