Celebrity Cricket League, an initiative combining the two most popular forms of entertainment in India - cinema and cricket - is back in its fifth edition.
The league has roped in XXX Energy Drink as the title sponsor while Parle 20-20 cookies comes on board as associate sponsor. Karbonn is the Mobile Partner of CCL 5 while Panasonic joins as the co-presenting sponsor for the event. Hrudya Foundation is one of the CSR-Initiative partners of the event that will witness celebrities playing cricket matches against each other.
Eight teams will be playing against each other, starting January 10. A total of 15 matches will be played with the final being played on February 1. The teams are Mumbai Heroes (Bollywood - Maharashtra), Chennai Rhinos (Kollywood - Tamil Nadu), Telugu Warriors (Tollywood - Andhra Pradesh), Karnataka Bulldozers (Sandalwood - Karnataka), Kerala Strikers (Mollywood - Kerala), Bengal Tigers (Tollywood Bangla - West Bengal), Bhojpuri Dabbangs (Bhojpuri cinema - UP and Bihar) and Veer Marathi (Marathi cinema - Maharashtra).