The curtain raiser match of the Celebrity Cricket League (CCL) between South Superstars and Mumbai Heroes held at the Dr. Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Stadium, Visakhapatnam on Saturday (March 5, 2011).
At the end of a gripping star-studded cricket session, it was the South Superstars (Captain: Victory Venkatesh) who ultimately won the Twenty20 match.
South Superstars won the toss and elected to bat first. At the end of 20 overs, the South Superstars took 192 runs. In response, Mumbai Heroes could make only 156 runs.
Best Bowler – Mahesh Manjrekar (Mumbai Heroes)
Best Batsman – Adarsh of South Superstars for his 48-run knock.
All the seven matches and the final will be played in the metros — the opening match will be in Bangalore.
Actresses Genelia(Bollywood), Shriya Saran(Kollywood), Sana Khan and Sonia Agarwal cheered their favourites all along.
Minister for Tribal Welfare P. Balaraju, Visakhapatnam Mayor P. Janardhana Rao, Rajya Sabha MP T. Subbarami Reddy, MLA Ganta Srinivasa Rao and other guests and officials were present.