The stage is set for the clash of titans. The major film industries of India will battle out on cricket grounds starting from tomorrow (Jan 25). Chennai Rhinos will take on Mumbai Heroes in the opening encounter. The cricket lovers and cine fans are thrilled to watch the fourth season of the colourful game. But the supporters of the Tamil Nadu cricket team are wondering whether the team could return to its good form to lift the trophy again.
Chennai Rhinos had given brilliant performances in the first and the second seasons of Celebrity Cricket League. The team ably led by Vishal Krishna had won the inaugural and the following seasons. The aura that the team set in the first two seasons had brought them the tag - invincibles. But what the fans saw in the third season was shocking as the team was eliminated in the group stage itself. The most disappointing factor was to see the dispirited performances of the team.
Many have blamed the Chennai Rhinos for taking things easy. But the team had defended by saying that it was due to lack of practise as the members of the team kept themselves busy with their film commitments. Continue reading the story on the slideshow...
Chennai Rhinos Had Beaten...
Chennai Rhinos had beaten its arch-rival Karnataka Bulldozers in the both the first and second season finals. But it failed to maintain the same momentum in the third season.
Not A Cakewalk This Time...
Now, the team is ready for the fourth season with the same leadership. Fans are expecting them to lift the trophy. But this time, it will not be a cakewalk for them as all the teams have worked hard to give a tough competition.
Chennai Rhinos Begin Their Campaign Against Mumbai Heroes
Chennai Rhinos will be starting its campaign on January 25 against Mumbai Heroes, who appeared to be throwing a tough challenge.
But the biggest challenge for them is on February 2 as they face Karnataka Bulldozers lead by Kiccha Sudeep. It will be played in Chennai that could be an advantage for the home team.
The third match for Chennai Rhinos is against Kerala Strikers on February 9. It will be played in Kochi.
Chennai Rhinos will be playing the last of its league matches against Bhojpuri Dabanggs. It will be played in Jharkand.
At least Three Wins...
The Tamil Nadu team will have to at least win three matches to secure a birth in the semi finals. From there are on, it could be anyone's game as it is a knockout stage. The supporters of Kollywood wish that the team will erase the last season's memories with great performance this time.
Chennai Rhinos Team
While Vishal Krishna is the captain, Vikranth is his deputy. Jeeva,Vishnu, Siva, Sanjay, Shanthnu, Prithivi, Ramana, Srikanth, Shaam, Bharath, Jithan Ramesh, Uday and Bose Venkat are in the team. Trisha Krishnan is the brand ambassador of the team.
All the matches played by the Kollywood team will be aired on Vijay TV.