The minimum bidding of Rs.17 crores for 10 years of Sandalwood stars cricket team for Celebrity Cricket League was announced on Tuesday evening by one of the organizers Induri Vishnu Vardhana in the presence of Artists association President Ambarish, Upendra, Thara, Raghavendra Rajakumar, Puneeth Rajakumar, Upendra, Sudeep, Doddanna on the dais.
The venue for announcement was Windsor Manor hotel. The Artists Association President Ambarish on this occasion announced the Bengaluru Royals sandalwood team captain as Kichcha Sudeep and icon of the team is super power star Puneeth Rajakumar.
The first few matches will be played on January 22 and 23 at Chinnaswamy Stadium. For strengthening the ‘Bengaluru Royals’ Ambarish has spoken to fast bowler from Karnataka Venkatesh Prasad to be the coach. He has informed President of KSCA Anil Kumble and Secretary of KSCA Javagal Srinath on this event.
It is a platform to see all the Indian artists together stated Ambarish in his address.
The icon player of Kannada film stars Puneeth Rajakumar liked the idea of this kind of game. It would not only entertain but we get to know our colleagues in other states said Puneeth Rajakumar.
The captain of Bengaluru Royals Sudeep speaking on this occasion it is time to be without make up on grounds with bat and ball. C and C are important among the masses. Both the names start from C. The sincerity would give good results and I will work with commitment he pointed. When Ambarish stated I would played if I am young Sudeep in a lighter vein replied you could play cricket in front of a table.
Upendra present on this occasion asked for a chance with Sudeep to be the 11th man at least. It is nice to see the match than playing stated Uppi.
If I am in the team it is fun but for serious cricket our heroes will play said Doddanna.
Indur Vishnu Vardhana stated the bidding will be kept open from 10th of this month till 15th of this month. On Jan 22 and 23 matches will be played in Bangalore and 29 and 30 at Hyderabad. The color of the dress for the five teams – Mumbai, Kochi, Hyderabad, Chennai and Bangalore stars team will be declared open in Chennai.
In south India the stars team are connected to Artists Association but it is no so in Hindi film industry said Vishnu Vardhana.
It is a cricket and star power at CCL = The teams are MUMBAI HEROES, TELUGU TIGERS, CHENNAI STARS, BENGALURU ROYALS AND KOCHI KINGS.