Celebrity Cricket League is a non-professional cricket league based on Indian actors, directors and celebrities concerned with showbiz industry of India. Celebrity Cricket League acquires different franchises based on actors, directors and singers from different cinemas across India.
This league started in 2011 when a friendly team of actors and directors invented idea after the fame of professional T20 leagues across the globe.
There were only 5 teams at the start of this entertaining idea and now there are 9 total franchises that are fully involved in this glamorous league. Celebrity Cricket league held every year in India and this is totally in a tournament form where millions of CCL lovers watch the matches live. After the success of Celebrity Cricket League season 1, the organizers decided to go for a long term plan and they decided to increase the number of franchises with the passage of time and they made modifications into it naturally.
CCL list of teams, venues and former champions are mentioned below and the complete history of Celebrity Cricket League is also available down below.
Celebrity Cricket League season 6 is scheduled to be played in the month of January of 2016 where 9 teams will take part in CCL 6.
Celebrity Cricket League 2016 List of Teams
- Mumbai Heroes
- Kerala Strikers
- Karnataka Bulldozers
- Chennai Rhinos
- Veer Marathi
- Telugu Warriors
- Bengal Tigers
- Bhojpuri Dabanggs
- Punjab de Sher
Celebrity Cricket League Wiki
CCL started in 2011 after the huge success of professional and international T20 format of cricket where the nations were passionately involved. CCL is a cricket league based on non-professional Indian cricketers who are actually and professionally working in Indian cinemas and televisions as actors, directors, producers and singers.
There are too many sub-cinemas in India beside Bollywood like Tamil Film Industry, Bhojpuri Cinema, Telugu and Punjabi Film Houses. So each cinema owns a single franchise and they played against the opponents which belong from the same profession, but different industry. The list of teams mentioned above and you can get the team members and team squad CCL 2016 on this website.
You can get the complete details of Celebrity Cricket League 2016 on the official website of CCL named as (CCL.In). The upcoming season of CCL is season in which total 9 teams will take part because Punjab de Sher is a fresh crew and the number of teams will reach till 9.
CCL 2016 Venues
- Ahmedabad: Sardar Patel Stadium
- Bengaluru: M. Chinnaswamy Stadium
- Dubai: Dubai International Cricket Stadium
- Sharjah: Sharjah Cricket Association Stadium
- Dhaka: Sher-e-Bangla Cricket Stadium
- Siliguri: Kanchenjunga Stadium
- Visakhapatnam: Dr. Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium
- Kanpur: Green Park Stadium
- Pune: Maharashtra Cricket Association Cricket Stadium
- Chennai: M. A. Chidambaram Stadium
- Kochi: Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium
- Hyderabad: Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium
- Hyderabad: Lal Bahadur Shastri Stadium