Celebrity Cricket League (CCL) 2023 is set to kick-off at the end of October, with the schedule sent out to the respective participating teams.
CCL 2023, which is being hosted by India, will feature eight teams from India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, UAE, and Australia. The teams will be competing over a month-long tournament, with the winner being crowned the champions of the event.
The teams have been divided into two divisions: Elite and Elite Plus. The Elite group, which consists of four teams, including Royal Challengers Bangalore, Punjab Kings, Sunrisers Hyderabad and Kolkata Knight Riders, will play each other twice in the group stages. The winners of each group will qualify for the semi-finals and then, the finals.
The Elite Plus teams, Chennai Super Kings, Delhi Capitals, Rajasthan Royals, and Mumbai Indians, will compete in the round-robin stage and the top two teams will qualify for the semi-finals which will be played on 26-27 January 2023.
CCL has signed a deal with Zee Network, which has enabled the Cricket League to be broadcast live in many countries. Already, there have been discussions between the network and international broadcasters for the event to get a global reach.
The CCL insists that security measures will be in place for the smooth conduct of the tournament and the tournament itself will follow the protocols of Indian Board of Cricket (IBC).
The CEO of IBC, Mr. Mukul Chauhan, said that they were delighted to be a part of the event and were looking forward to the amazing cricket matches ahead.
He further added that they were doing their best to ensure the safety of the spectators, players and all others who were involved in the CCL.
He said, “This tournament is a great initiative and will surely be a great success. We hope that it will encourage people all over the world to come together and support our game.”
Fans across the globe can now look forward to the most exciting and star-studded cricket tournament in 2023 and watching out for the amazing performances from their favourite stars.
Celebrity Cricket League 2023 Updated Standings
The 2023 edition of the Celebrity Cricket League (CCL) is almost upon us, and with it excitement is growing about who might come out on top by season’s end.
The CCL is an annual cricket tournament featuring teams from around the world made up of celebrities from the world of film, sports, and other areas of the entertainment industry. Last year’s tournament was won by the Bangalore Super Stars, who staged a dramatic come-from-behind victory over Mumbai Strikers.
This year’s tournament looks set to be even more closely contested, with every team looking to build on their successes of the past season, and make a run for the championship.
As with last season, teams are grouped into three divisions according to their standings: Elite, Premier and Challenger. The top sides in each of these divisions will then progress to the knockout stages.
At the time of writing, here are how the current standings look:
1. Bangalore Super Stars
2. Mumbai Strikers
3. Jaipur Heat
4. Goa XI
5. Kerala Blasters
1. Punjab Panthers
2. Uttar Pradesh Kings
3. Delhi Dons
4. Kolkata Rivals
5. Hyderabad Bulls
1. Durgapur Dynamites
2. Pune Warriors
3. Guwahati Giants
4. Bhopal Blasters
5. Ahmedabad Jaguars
With the competition heating up, fans can expect an exciting and intense tournament as teams battle it out for the top spot. Stay tuned as we bring you all the latest news and updates from this year’s tournament.
Celebrity Cricket League 2023 Broadcast Channel
It has been recently announced that the upcoming 2023 Celebrity Cricket League (CCL) will be broadcasted on the leading sports channel Star Sports. This event is expected to garner immense eyeballs and attract millions of cricket fans from all around the world.
The CCL is among the most anticipated cricket league and attracts a large number of cricket fans because of its unique format. The league will feature a total of seven teams – each one made up of prominent celebrities.
The CCL is a joint venture of popular names in the film, sports and entertainment industries. These celebrities play all the matches and bring their celebrity action, swagger, and buzz to the games. This makes it the most entertaining and watched event in the country.
Star Sports is the leading sports channel in India, and it is an ideal choice for the CCL organizers as it has a wide reach and its Hindi-language channels are popular in rural areas. This will allow the CCL organizers to make the games available to a larger TV audience.
This year’s CCL will be the fourth edition of the event and will include major entertainers from all around the world. This year’s event promises to bring the top celebrities in India and around the world, and is expected to be one of the most anticipated sporting events.
The organizers hope that the broadcast of the CCL 2023 on the Star Sports channel will help boost the visibility of the league and the participants. The event will help promote cricket and the stars associated with it, and also hopefully attract a larger audience.