The Celebrity Cricket League (CCL) is a non-professional cricket tournament in India that was founded by serial Entrepreneur Vishnu VardhanInduri in 2010. The league features eight film actors from 8 major regional film industries of Indian Cinema. The tournament is played in Round-robin and knockouts format & the inaugural season of CCL was held in 2011, in which four teams participated. Chennai Rhinos managed to reach the final round defeating the competitive Karnataka Bulldozers. Two franchises had added in the subsequent season of CCL.
What are the names of franchises participating in the Celebrity Cricket League and their captains?
There are a total of eight teams that take part in CCL, which include;
- Mumbai Heroes- Bobby Deol
- Bengal Tigers- Jisshu Sengupta
- Karnataka Bulldozers- Sudeep
- Kerala Strikers- Mohanlal
- Telugu Warriors- Akkineni Akhil
- Chennai Rhinos- Vishal
- Punjab De Sher- Sonu Sood
- Bhojpuri Dabbangs- Manoj Tiwari
When will the ninth edition of the Celebrity Cricket League happen?
The league has completed 8 seasons since the introductory season & the 9th edition was scheduled to take place in 2021, but management postponed the tournament to 2022 due to the worst situation of COVID-19. The president of CCL has not announced the final schedule for CCL 2022.
Which team is the most successful in Celebrity Cricket League?
Telugu Warriors are the most successful team of CCL, with three titles since its inception.
In this article, I have written about Celebrity Cricket League (CCL), having completed eight series (As of 2019), which include eight franchises. Moreover, the article covers the names of the champions and runner-ups of all eight seasons of CCL over the years. This paper also includes the facts file, winners & runners-up names since its introductory season.
CCL- Facts File & Figures:
|League||Celebrity Cricket League|
|Tournament Format||Round-robin and knockouts|
|Managing Director||Vishnu VardhanInduri|
|Total Number of Franchise||8 teams|
|Total seasons||8 series (A s of 2019)|
|Most Successful team||Telugu Warriors|
Celebrity Cricket League Winners & Runners-up over the years:
This includes the winners & Runners-up of all the CCL seasons since league’s inaugural edition:
|2011||Chennai Rhinos||Karnataka Bulldozers|
|2012||Chennai Rhinos||Karnataka Bulldozers|
|2013||Karnataka Bulldozers||Telugu Warriors|
|2014||Karnataka Bulldozers||Telugu Warriors|
|2015||Telugu Warriors||Chennai Rhinos|
|2016||Telugu Warriors||Karnataka Bulldozers|
|2017||Telugu Warriors||Kerala Strikers|
|2019||Mumbai Heroes||Karnataka Bulldozers|