CCL 2015 has started from January 10 © IANS
CCL 2015 has started from January 10 © IANS

Jan 11, 2015

The Celebrity Cricket League (CCL) 2015 had a grand opening on Saturday at the Brabourne stadium in Mumbai. 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.

The opening match of this season was played between Mumbai Heroes and Veer Marathi.  There are eight teams in the league and they are being split into two groups. So each team will play minimum of three games. 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.

Top two teams from each groups of CCL will play in the semi-finals. The final of the CCL 2015 will be played at the Lal Bahadur Shastri Stadium in Hyderabad on February 1, 2015.

Here is the complete schedule, groups, venues, match timings, squads of CCL 2015.

Groups:

GROUP A GROUP B
Karnataka Bulldozers Mumbai Heroes
Bhojpuri Dabanggs Veer Marathi
Telugu Warriors Chennai Rhinos
Bengal Tigers Kerala Strikers

Complete Fixtures:

LEAGUE
DATE DAY VENUE MATCH BETWEEN TIME (IST)
January 10, 2015 Saturday Mumbai (CCI) Mumbai Heroes Veer Marathi 2.30 pm to 6.30 pm
Karnataka Bulldozers Bhojpuri Dabanggs 7.00 pm to 11.00 pm
January 11, 2015 Sunday Hyderabad (Lal Bahadur Shastri Stadium) Chennai Rhinos Kerala Strikers 2.30 pm to 6.30 pm
Telugu Warriors Bengal Tigers 7.00 pm to 11.00 pm
January 17, 2015 Saturday Ranchi (JSCA Stadium) Mumbai Heroes Kerala Strikers 2.30 pm to 6.30 pm
Bhojpuri Dabanggs Telugu Warriors 7.00 pm to 11.00 pm
January 18, 2015 Sunday Bangalore (Chinnaswamy Stadium) Chennai Rhinos Veer Marathi 2.30 pm to 6.30 pm
Karnataka Bulldozers Bengal Tigers 7.00 pm to 11.00 pm
January 24, 2015 Saturday Hyderabad (Lal Bahadur Shastri Stadium) Telugu Warriors Karnataka Bulldozers 2.30 pm to 6.30 pm
Kerala Strikers Veer Marathi 7.00 pm to 11.00 pm
January 25, 2015 Sunday Ahmedabad (Sardar Patel Stadium) Mumbai Heroes Chennai Rhinos 2.30 pm to 6.30 pm
Bhojpuri Dabanggs Bengal Tigers 7.00 pm to 11.00 pm
KNOCK-OUT
January 31, 2015 Saturday Hyderabad (Lal Bahadur Shastri Stadium) Semi Final 1: A1 vs B2 2.30 pm to 6.30 pm
Semi Final 2: A2 Vs B1 7.00 pm to 11.00 pm
February 1, 2015 Sunday Final 7.00 pm to 11.00 pm

 

Riteish Deshmukh (Right) is the skipper of Veer Marathi team of CCL © IANS
Riteish Deshmukh (Right) is the skipper of Veer Marathi team of CCL © IANS

Squads:

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.

Veer Marathi:

Riteish Deshmukh (c), Ankush Chaudhari, Rajesh Shringarpure, Siddharth Jadhav, Nupur Dhudwadkar, Manoje Biddvai, Sanjay Narvekar, Raiees Lashkariya, Sandeep Juwatkar, Sharad Kelkar, Makrand Deshpande, Mahesh Manjrekar, Madhav Deochakke, Upendra Limaye, Sandesh Upasham, Rahul Gore, Pushkar Jog, Anakesh Desai, Sanjay Jadhav, Nishikant Kamat, Astad Kale and Aryaajit

Karnataka Bulldozers:

Sudeep (c), Darshan, Rajeev, Tharun Chandra, Tarun Sudhir, Dhruv, Vishwas, Pradeep, Rahul, Chetan, Dharma, Sunil Rao, Jayram Karthik, Abhimanyu, Mahesh, Rajesh, and Mayur Patel

Bhojpuri Dabanggs:

Manoj Tiwari (c), Ravi Kishan, Dinesh Lal Yadav, Uday Tiwari,Ram Pravesh Yadav, Ajhoy Sharrma, Vikrant Singh, Aditya Ojha, Praksh Jais, Ayaz Khan, Shailesh Sinha, Vaibhav Rai, Asgar Rashid Khan, Vikas Singh, Akbar Naqvi, Gajender Pratap Dwivedi, Jay Prakash Yadav, Raj Chouhan, Pawan Singh, Bobby Singh, Pradeep Pandey, and Yash Kumar

Bengal Tigers:

Jisshu (c), Dev,  Rahul,  Amitabh,  Joy,  Suman,  Vinaayak,  SRV , Indrashish, Debraj,  Raja,  Mohan ,  Sandy, Saugata

Telugu Warriors:

Venkatesh (c), Srikanth (vc), Sachin Joshi, Akhil Akkineni, Tarun, Raghu, Prince, Nikhil, Sudhir Babu, Samrat, Taraka Ratna, Sushanth, Naga Shourya, Dharam, Chaitanya, Aadarsh, Nanda Kishore, Vishwa, Harish, and Khayyum.

Kerala Strikers:

Rajeev Pillai (c), Bineesh Kodiyeri (vc), Mohan Lal, Unni Mukundan, Prajodh Kalabavan, Manikuttan, Arjun Nandakumar, Riyaz Khan, Suresh Nair, Asif Ali, and Vinu Mohan

Chennai Rhinos:

Jeeva (c), Vishal , Vikranth, Vishnu, Ramana, Prithivi, Shanthnu, Ashok, Balaji, Aarya, Sharan, Sanjay, Bharath, Bose, Shaam and Uday

 

Catch free Live Streaming of the CCL 2015 here

Complete Coverage of Celebrity Cricket League (CCL) here