Salman Khan and Sudeep are excited to see Celebrity Cricket League (CCL) 2023 back in action after three years. The first two matches of this season were played on Saturday, February 18.
Starting in 2011, the CCL 2023 edition is set to witness eight teams from eight regional Indian cinema industries. Telugu Warriors and Chennai Rhinos locked the horns each other with Kerala Strikers and Karnataka Bulldozers, respectively. A total of 19 matches will be played before the grand finale, which will be played on March 19.
Vishnu Vardhan Induri, the founder of CCL, tweeted, “Excited to bring @CCL back in action. Celebrity Cricket League, the Biggest Pan India Sportainment Event starts Today. 8 Teams from 8 Languages, 5 Weekends, 19 Games, Live on 9 TV Channels. @zeecorporate @punitgoenka #CCL2023 #MumbaiHeroes #CCLStartsToday.”
Kannada superstar Kichcha Sudeep tweeted, “Celebrity Cricket League, the Biggest Pan India Sportainment Event starts Today with a New Format of 2 Innings per team in #T20. 8 Teams from 8 Languages, 5 Weekends, 19 Games, Live on 9 TV Channels including ZeeAnmol Cinema and Zee Picchar #CCL2023 #CCL #CCLStartsToday.”
Bollywood superstar Salman Khan tweeted, “So happy to see @CCL back in action. Celebrity Cricket League, the Biggest Pan India Sportainment Event starts Today. 8 Teams from 8 Languages, 5 Weekends, 19 Games, Live on 9 TV Channels. @cc @ZEECorporate @punitgoenka #CCL2023 #CCLStartsToday…. Best Wishes to #MumbaiHeroes.”
The CCL 2023 matches for this year will be held in Jaipur, Hyderabad, Raipur, Jodhpur, Bengaluru, and Thiruvananthapuram. Here is the full schedule, date, time and venue for this season.
Date Time (IST) City/State Matches
18-Feb-23 14:30 Bangalore Match 1: Telugu Warriors vs Kerala Strikers
18-Feb-23 19:00 Bangalore Match 2: Chennai Rhinos vs Karnataka Bulldozers
19-Feb-23 14:30 Chandigarh Match 3: Bengal Tigers vs Bhojpuri Dabanggs
19-Feb-23 19:00 Chandigarh Match 4: Mumbai Heroes vs Pubjab De Sher
25-Feb-23 14:30 Jaipur Match 5: Telugu Warriors vs Chennai Rhinos
25-Feb-23 19:00 Jaipur Match 6: Bhojpuri Dabanggs vs Punjab De Sher
26-Feb-23 14:30 Jaipur Match 7: Kerala Strikers vs Karnataka Bulldozers
26-Feb-23 19:00 Jaipur Match 8: Mumbai Heroes vs Bengal Tigers
04-Mar-23 14:30 Hyderabad Match 9: Chennai Rhinos vs Bhojpuri Dabbangs
04-Mar-23 19:00 Hyderabad Match 10: Bengal Tigers vs Telugu Warriors
05-Mar-23 14:30 Trivandrum Match 11: Karnataka Bulldozers vs Punjab De Sher
05-Mar-23 19:00 Trivandrum Match 12: Mumbai Heroes vs Kerala Strikers
11-Mar-23 14:30 Chennai Match 13: Bengal Tigers vs Karnataka Bulldozers
11-Mar-23 19:00 Chennai Match 14: Mumbai Heroes vs Chennai Rhinos
12-Mar-23 14:30 Hyderabad Match 15: Kerala Strikers vs Bhojpuri Dabbangs
12-Mar-23 19:00 Hyderabad Match 16: Telugu Warriors vs Punjab De Sher
18-Mar-23 14:30 Hyderabad Semi Final 1 vs Semi Final 4: SF1
18-Mar-23 19:00 Hyderabad Semi Final 2 vs Semi Final 3: SF2
19-Mar-23 19:00 Hyderabad Final Match
Where to watch CCL 2023 live in India?
Zee Entertainment has acquired the broadcasting rights of CCL 2023 and planned telecast these T20 matches in 9 languages on 9 channels.
Zee Anmol Cinema – Hindi
& Pictures – English
Zee Thirai – Tamil
Zee Cinemalu – Telugu
Zee Picchar – Kannada
Flowers TV – Malayalam
PTC Punjabi – Punjabi
Zee Bangla Cinema – Bangla
Zee Biskope – Bhojpuri
Pradeep, Rajeev H, Sudeep Kiccha, Suneel Rao, Jayram Karthik, Prathap, Prasanna, Shiva Rajkumar, Ganesh, Krishna, Sourav Lokesh, Chandan, Arjun Yogi, Nirup Bhandari, Nanda Kishore, and Sagar Gowda.
Manoj Tiwari, Ravi Kishan, Vikrant Singh, Aditya Ojha, Asgar Khan, Ayaz Khan, Jay Yadav, Vikas Singh Virappan, Ajhoy Sharma, Shailesh Sinha, Dinesh Lal Yadav, Parvesh Lal Yadav, Uday Tiwari, Anshuman Singh Rajpoot, Khesari Lal Yadav, Vikas Jha, Baivaw Rai, and Sudhir Singh.
Uday, Indrasish, Mohan, Suman, Joy, Joe, Yusuf, Jeetu Kamal, Jammy, Ratnadip Ghosh, Ananda Chowdhury, Sandy, Aditya Roy Banerjee, Arman Ahamed, Manty, Rahul Mazumdar, Gaurav Chakrabarty, Boney, and Sourav Das.
Suniel Shetty, Aftab Shivdasani, Sohail Khan, Bobby Deol, Jay Bhanushali, Saqib Saleem, Shabir Ahluwalia, Raja Bherwani, Sharad Kelkar, Apoorva Lakhia, Sameer Kochar, Sidhant Muley, Madhav Deochake, Freddie Daruwala, Vatsal Sheth, Adarsh Balakrishna, Rajniesh Dugali, Nishant Dahiya, Navdeep Tomar, Sandeep Juwatkar, Jatin Sarna, and Amit Sial.
Arya, Vishnu Vishal, Jiiva, Vikranth, Shantanu, Prithivi, Ashok Selvan, Kalai Arasan, Mirchi Shiva, Bharath Niwas, Ramana, Satya, Dasarathan, Sharan, Aadhav, and Balasaravanan.
Kunchacko Boban, Asif Ali, Rajeev Pillai, Unni Mukundam, Arjun Nandakumar, Indrajit Sukumaran, Siddharath Menon, Manikuttan, Vijay Yesudas, Shafeeq Rahman, Vivek Gopan, Saiju Kurup, Vinu Mohan, Nikhil K Menon, Prajod Kalabhavan, Antony Pepe, Jean Paul Lal, Sanju Shivaram, Siju Wilson, and Prashanth Alexander.
Punjab de Sher
Sonu Sood, Jimmy Shergil, Ayushmann Khurrana, Gurpreet Ghuggi, Binnu Dhillon, Jassie Gill, Rahul Dev, Gavie Chahal, Dev Kharoud, Gulzar Chahar, Babbal Rai, Aryaman Sapru, Navraj Hans, Yuvraj Hans, Mukul Dev, Arjan Bajwa, and Harmeet Singh.
Akhil Akkineni, Sachin Joshi, Ashvin Babu, Dharam, Aadarsh, Nanda Kishore, Nikhil, Raghu, Samrat, Taraka Ratna, Tarun, Vishwa, Prince, Sushanth, Khayyum and Harish.