CCL 2014 – Day 3
Match 5 of Celebrity Cricket League 2014 saw Telugu Warriors beat Mumbai Heroes by 6 wickets. Telugu Warriors’ Raghu, who claimed three wickets, was declared Man of the Match.
Mumbai Heroes’ Apoorva Lakhia, who top scored with 69 runs, posted on Twitter: “Thanks for all the wishes for the @CCL match. Sorry we lost. Will try harder next time. Keep watching and supporting the #MumbaiHeroes.”
The match which was held in Dubai saw a bevy of Bollywood stars in attendance. We spotted Salman Khan, Huma Qureshi, Zayed Khan, Sunny Leone, Tanisha Mukherjee, Chitrangada Singh, Kapil Sharma and Sanjay Kapoor among others supporting Mumbai Heroes.
Match 6 of Celebrity Cricket League 2014 saw Kerala Strikers beat Veer Marathi by 3 wickets. Kerala Strikers’ Santosh Sleeba, who claimed two wickets and then returned with the bat to score vital 22 runs, was declared Man of the Match.
While The Parle 20-20 Power Player of the Match award went to Rajeev Pillai for his 41 runs off 37 balls, the Karbonn Kamaal Catch award was picked up by Kerala Strikers’ Arun.
Riteish Deshmukh, who was proud of Veer Marathi’s performance in the nail-biting match, posted on Twitter: ‘Well played Veers. Good things happen to those who hustle! See you guys on 9th February in Kochi.’