CCl 2015 also known as the 2015 Celebrity Cricket League, known as CCL 5 is the fifth season of the Celebrity Cricket League. These matches have become as famous as IPL and every cinema and cricket fan come together to watch this entertaining event.
Today Mumbai Heroes is going up against Veer Marathi's, the Mumbai Heroes is for the first time headed by Bobby Deol while Riteish Deshmukh who was earlier in the Bollywood team is now the captain of the opposite team, Veer Marathi.
This event is very interesting for it is the perfect collaboration of two obsessions in our country, cricket and cinema. Different film industry actors and directors form teams representing their language and play cricket with each other.
These people are not professional players but professional actors who play the game for fun. CCL is a non-professional men's cricket league in India which started in 2011. Total number of participated teams are eight.
The 8 participating teams were divided into 2 groups. Group A consists of Karnataka Bulldozers, Telugu Warriors, Bengal Tigers and Bhojpuri Dabbangs. Group B consists of Veer Marathi, Chennai Rhinos, Kerala Strikers and Mumbai Heroes.
CCL 2014 was won by Karnataka Bulldozers. They defeated Kerala Strikers in the finals of CCL 2014. Two series was won by Chennai Rhinoa and two by Karnataka Bulldozers. So this series will be quite a game for every team will be putting double the efforts to win CCL 2015.
Take a look at the love updates from the CCL 2015...
Actress Neha Dhupia's performance at the launch of Celebrity Cricket League 2015. The actress entertained the crowds a lot and people cheered for her.
Varun Dhawan's performance at the Celebrity Cricket League 2015 in his upcoming movie, Badlapur's T-shirt.
Varun Dhawan was see hosting the event for some time interacting with the captains of the two teams playing the match, Bobby Deol and Riteish Deshmukh.
Manish Paul is the official anchor for the channel telecasting, the actor was seen talking to all the celebrities at the event.
Actress Bipasha Basu tweeted, "On my way to #CCL5 ! @RiteishD Veer Marathi vs Sohail Khan's Mumbai Heroes!"
Happy New Year actor Sonu Sood was also present at the CCL 2015. He is seen talking to Manish Paul here.
Bobby Deol and Riteish Deshmukh reminiscing the old moments when Riteish was part of the Bollywood team and not Veer Marathi's.
The toss occurred between Mumbai Heroes and Veer Marathi. Bobby Deol won the toss and opted for bowling.
Ritesih Deshmukh DVD Launch
The actor launched his Marathi movie Lal Bhari's DVD. The actor took advantage of the big scale event and launched the DVD.
Veer Marathi is the new team this year and Mumbai Heroes have never won a match. Here is the list of players in the two teams.
Malaika Arora Khan
Malaika Arora Khan was present, she and Arbaaz were promoting their upcoming movie Dolly Ki Doli at the CCL 2015.
Sohail Khan is the owner of Mumbai Heroes team and the actor came along with his family to support his team.
Sunil Shetty is a passionate cricketer player even though he is known for his action roles on screen.
Mumbai Heroes team discussing before the match. Aftab Shivadasani, Sunil Shetty, Bobby Deol and others.
Genelia D-Souza was present to support and cheer for hubby while Arpita is supporting her brother's team, Mumbai Heroes.
Baby actor Anupam Kher with buddy Anil Kapoor in the car on the way to the Celebrity Cricket League 2015.
Sonam Kapoor with the producers of her upcoming film, Dolly ki Doli, Arbaaz Khan and Malaika Arora.
Anil Kapoor and Sonam Kapoor having the time of their life at the Celebrity Cricket League match.