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After IPL, it's CCL!

THE RHINOS ARE READY: Kollywood celebs are all set for CCL. Photo: Special Arrangement  

The action shifts from crammed arc lights-lit studios to sprawling, sun-lit stadiums. After IPL, Celebrity Cricket League is here. Film fraternities from different States come together for a week-long spell of on-field action from today till June 12, in Chennai, Bengaluru and Hyderabad.

Cine personalities from the Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Hindi film worlds will play each other in T20 matches. CCL will be kicked off in Bengaluru today, and the finale will be held in Hyderabad. There are four teams, six league matches and one explosive finale.

And guess what the names are! Chennai Rhinos, Telugu Warriors, Karnataka Bulldozers and Mumbai Heroes! Two matches are scheduled to be held in the city — Chennai Rhinos vs. Karnataka Bulldozers and Telugu Warriors Vs. Mumbai Heroes.

As a run-up to CCL, events were organised at different venues in the city. While a galaxy of stars attended a do to unveil the logo at Taj Coromandel, at Express Avenue, actor Sriya Saran kicked off the ticket and T-shirt sales for CCL.

AT A GLANCE

JUNE 4: Two matches will be played in Bangalore. Kannada Bulldozers Vs. Mumbai Heroes, and Chennai Rhinos Vs. Telugu Warriors

JUNE 5: Two matches will be played at M.A. Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. Telugu Warriors Vs. Mumbai Heroes, and Kannada Bulldozers Vs. Chennai Rhinos

JUNE 11: Two matches will be played in Hyderabad. Chennai Rhinos Vs. Mumbai Heroes, and Kannada Bulldozers Vs. Telugu Warriors

JUNE 12: The finals will be held in Hyderabad.


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