Yeah Exactly! If Cricket is all about excitement then CCL 2016 is all about fun and entertainment. It is the place where the Bollywood comes together to give a Live performance, to showcase their sportsmanship and talent to both swing the bat and ball, to let their fans show a glimpse to their real life which is usually hidden from the prying eyes. It is where the non-professionals, hailing from the Bollywood and the other regional Film Industry play the Gentleman’s Game. Just imagine the capacity of crowd a single one of these actor can when gather around, what happens when there’s a cluster of them on the ground with a bevy of sexy actresses cheering them in the stands!!
Check out this article to know the exciting details of all five seasons.
First Season of Celebrity Cricket League 2011
The whole crazy media buzz, the crazy and die-hard fans, the mantra of “Autograph Please” echoing the stadiums, this is how the CCL matches kicks off. When the first tournament was played, there were only four teams- Chennai Rhinos, Telugu Warriors, Karnataka Bulldozers and Mumbai Warriors. Chennai Rhinos were the first Champions of CCL. The Tournament was promoting anti-piracy then.
Second Season CCL 2012
With the second season, new teams came from Kerala and Bengal and the winner was Chennai Rhinos after beating Karnataka Bulldozers twice in the row and emerged as the champions for the second time! Sharjah was the home ground for Mumbai Heroes.
Third Season CCL 2013
This season again saw the introduction of two more teams, Veer Marathi the representative Marathi Film Industry and Bhojpuri Dabbangs, the representatives of the famous Bhojpuri Film Industry. Performances by Salman Khan, Katrina Kaif, and Bips among many other celebs were the highlights of the star-studded opening ceremony. The dusky Bongo beauty Bipasha Basu was made the brand ambassador of the celebrity cricket league, season three along with Kajal Agarwal. Karnataka Bulldozers finally tasted success when they beat Telugu Warriors and became the champions of the third season.
Fourth Season CCL 4 (2014)
Popular channel Colors came into the scene as the broadcast partner and its branch Rishtey TV telecasted all the games. One must say, Karnataka Bulldozers had real talent because they reached final for the fourth time in the row and won the cup again after beating Kerala Strikers in the final game.
Fifth Season Celebrity Cricket League 5 (2015)
This season proved to be a real blessing for the broadcasters because according to TAM, the television viewership and revenues went up a good notch. This is because Colors channel was roped in to be the broadcaster. Since it is popular among the masses, the viewership increased considerably. Telugu warriors surprised everyone by beating the two-time champions Chennai Rhinos and carried away the trophy.
Sixth Season CCL (2016)
This season will be held in 2016 and will see the introduction of the Punjab Film Industry represented by Punjab De Sher. Well-known singer and brother of Mika Singh, Daler Mehndi is the brand ambassador, and Sonu Sood, the hot Bollywood actor will be leading the team. I am sure girls will tune in whenever Punjab De Sher will play for obvious reasons! Team owners are Puneet and Navraj Hans.
It’s time to discuss about the forthcoming event named as celebrity cricket league 2016, so this season CCL 2016 sounds more exciting. Everyone is waiting for Celebrity Cricket League, season six to catch their favorite celebs sweating it out on the ground and smashing sixes and fours. The coming season in 2016 will comprise most of the Indian culture and artists and actors from all over India.