The Karnataka Premier League took a major step this year by allowing the celebrities from the Kannada film industry to take part in the event. The celebrity team has been named as Rockstar and will be led by Superstar Kichcha Sudeep. This is not the first time Sudeep is captaining a team. He has previously captained the Karnataka Bulldozers to two successive wins in the Celebrity Cricket League.
On Sunday 25th August, the star unveiled the Jersey of Team Rockstar at M. Chinnaswamy Cricket stadium. During the event, there was an exchange of Jersey between the Team Rockstar and the Bengaluru Bulls from the Pro Kabbadi League.