The CCL T20 will be played between the popular film industries of India. Bollywood, Kollywood, Tollywood and Sandalwood will be competing with each other to lift the inaugural cup. In March 2011, it was kick-started with a curtain raiser match played between South Superstars and Mumbai Heroes at ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium in Vizag. This match was won by the South Indian team.
The official tournament will take-off on June 4 between Surya's Chennai Rhinos v/s Venkatesh's Telugu Warriors at Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru followed by another match, where Sudeep's Karnataka Bulldozers will play against Salman Khan's Mumbai Heroes on the same day. The best two teams will qualify for the last stage, which will be held in Hyderabad on June 12.
The following is the schedule of CCLT20:
Date CCL Teams Time & Venue
June 4 Chennai Rhinos v/s Telugu Warriors
June 4 Karnataka Bulldozers v/s Mumbai Heroes 5 pm, Bangalore
June 5 Karnataka Bulldozers v/s Chennai Rhinos 1 pm, Chennai
June 5 Telugu Warriors Vs Mumbai Heroes 5 pm, Chennai
June 11 Chennai Rhinos Vs Mumbai Heroes 1 pm, Visakhapatnam
June 11 Karnataka Bulldozers Vs Telugu Warriors 5 pm, Visakhapatnam
June 12 Final Match 1 pm, Hyderabad