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CCL: Riteish Deshmukh-led Mumbai Heroes claim 9-run victory over Indrajith’s Kerala Strikers

CCL: Riteish Deshmukh-led Mumbai Heroes claim 9-run victory over Indrajith’s Kerala Strikers

Sharad Kelkar was awarded the Man of the match for his performance in the Second innings

CCL: In a remarkable second-innings performance, Navdeep Tomar and Saqib Saleem propelled Mumbai Indians to a 9-run victory over Kerala Strikers. Mumbai Heroes won the toss and elected to bat first. Arjun Nandakumar made an impressive start for Kerala Strikers by taking three wickets, restricting Mumbai Heroes to only 76-7.

He continued his good form with the bat as Kerala Strikers took a lead of 6 runs, finishing at 85-5. Mumbai Heroes staged a significant comeback in the second innings, with Sharad Kelkar and Navdeep Tomar guiding them to a stellar total of 100 for 6. Kerala Strikers were left with a daunting chase of 92 runs.

Sharad Kelkar played a crucial role in the second innings, scoring 35 important runs. Saqib Saleem contributed by dismissing Vivek Gopan and Sanju Sivaram, while also running out Sidharth Menon. This effort by Sharad Kelkar and Saqib Saleem gave Riteish Deshmukh and his team an essential 3 points.

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23:30- That is all for the day from the Insidesport team!! Do join us tomorrow for two exciting matches!

23:20: AND IT IS OVER!! Mumbai Heroes have redeemed themselves to secure a 9-run win over Kerala Heroes!

23:17: Kerala need 11 runs from 12 balls to win!

23:10– Arjun takes complete advantage of free hit and hits a stellar 6!

23: 09– Sidharth Menon walks off, surrendering the wicket as Kerala post 70-3 !

23:05– Kerala need 29 runs off 12 balls to win!

23:03– Arjun Nandakumar hits a 4,6,4 as Kerala go up to 64 runs for 3 wickets!

23:00– Kerala still have a huge task ahead with 49 runs for 3 in 7 overs!

22:50– End of 6 overs, Kerala are standing at 40-3!

22:45: Siddharth Mennon hits two consecutive boundaries as Kerala amp up to 31-3 in 4.3 overs

22:38: Rajeev Pillai goes as Kerala require 79 runs to win! It is 14-3 in 3 overs!

22:30– Kerala look to make their way into the game, however they stand at only 9-2 in 2 overs!

22:22– Kerala have hit a poor start as Sanju Sivaram goes out as weel! It is 1-2 in 0.2 overs for them!

22:19– Gopan goes out in the first ball of the over as Mumbai aim for redemption! Sanju Sivaram comes in!

22: 18– Vivek Gopan and Rajeev Pillai open for Kerala Strikers as they chase 92 runs!

22:08- Navdeep hits a 6 off the final ball as Mumbai Heroes post 100 for 6 to finish the second innings!

22:01- Nishant Dahiya goes out in succession as Riteish Deshmukh comes in! Mumbai stand at 81-6 in 9 overs!

21:58– Samir Kochhar goes out for a duck!

21:57- Saqib Saleem goes down! Mumbai stand at 81 for 4 in 8.2 overs

21:50- Sharad Kelkar goes out after adding some important 35 run, as Mumbai eye redemption!

21:45- At at the end of 7 overs Mumbai stand at 72-2!

21: 38: And its a four from Sharad Kelkar! Mumbai are 62-2 in 5.1 overs!

21: 30: Mumai looks to have settled in the game with 46 for 2 in 4 overs

21:20- Apoorva Lakhia goes out ! He aims for a six but is caught! Mumbai stand at 22-1 in 2.2 overs!

21:13– Mumbai have made a better start to second inning with a 10-run in the first over!

21:10- We are back for the second innings! Shabir and Apoorva Lakhia opens for Mumbai with Vivek coming in for Kerala!

21:00- Kerala end first innings in a 6-run lead from a stellar performance by Arjun Nandakumar!

20:55- Arjun Nandakumar goes out as Kerala stand at 74-5 in 9.3 overs

20:49– Arun Benny goes out as Kerala trail by only 14 runs in 8.3 overs

20:44– Arjun follows that up with a four and Kerala reach the 50!

20:42– Arjun Nandakumar hits the first 6 for Kerala and with that they are 48-3 in 7.3 overs!

20:33– Rajeev Pillai goes down on a duck! Its 33-3 for Kerala with less than 4 overs to go!

20:30- Captain Indrajith goes down after being dismissed by Apoorva Lakhia as Kerala stand in 33-2 in 6 overs

20: 25– Kerala look to settle in the game as they stand 23-1 in 4.4 overs

20:16- And Bollywood icon Salman Khan is in attendance! So in Suniel Shetty! Kerala stand at 15-1 in 3 overs!

20:11- Nishant takes out Siju Wilso with Kerala trailing by 65 runs! Captain Indrajith comes in!!

20: 08– And it’s a four from Siju.. Kerala have started well with 9-0 in 1.1 overs!

20:00– Arjun Nandakumar and Siju Wilson open for Kerala Strikers with Mumbai Heroes Riteish Deshmukh coming out to bowl the first over

19:52– That is the end of the first innings for Mumbai who have scored 76-7 in 10 overs! And it is over to Kerala Strikers now!

19:50– Vivik scalps Abhilash as Mumbai as restricted to 74-6 in 9.4 overs with Apoorva Lakhia coming on!

19:40: Navdeep goes down as Anoop’s brilliant catch leaves Mumbai 55-5 in 8.2 overs!

19:33- Navdeep hits yet another 6 and Mumbai Heroes look to make their way into the game! Its 52-4 in 7.1 overs

19:30- Navdeep hits a stellar SIX! The first if the match and this season and with that Mumbai go up to 45-4 in 6.4 overs

19:22- At the end of 5 overs! Mumbai stand at 31-4 with 10 runs coming from extras

19:19- Sharad Kelkar hits a FOUR!! and it is 29-4 in 4.3 overs!

19:10- Another one bites to dust! Saju takes out Shabir Ahluwalia! Mumbai now stand in 19-4! Sharad Kelkar comes in

19:02- Saqib Saleem GOES OUT TOO! It is 3-12 for Arjun Nandakumar! ! It stands as 14-3 for Mumbai with Shabir Ahluwalia coming in

19:01- And it is a boundary from Saqib Saleem! Mumbai Heroes are 13-2 in 2.1 overs

19.00- It’s a slow start for Mumbai Heroes with 7-2 in 2.0 overs!

18:55- Navdeep Tomar comes in!

18:54- AND ONE MORE!! Raja Bherwani goes out ! That is two for two for Arjun Nandakumar! Its 5-2 for Mumbai in one over

18:50- Raja Bherwani comes in for Kochar

18:48: Samir Kochar goes down in the second ball as Kerala Strikers start strong! It is 1-1 for Mumbai in 0.1 overs!

18:45- Samir Kochar and Saqib Saleem will open for Mumbai Heroes! Arjun Nandakumar came out to ball for the Kerala Strikers

18.40: The playing XIs are out

Mumbai Heroes XI:

Ritesh Deshmukh (c), , Saqib Saleem, Raja Bherwani, Apoorva Lakhia, Sameer Kochar, Sidhant Muley, Nishant Dahiya, Navdeep Tomar, Shabir Ahluwalia, Sharad Kelkar, Abhilash Chaudhary

Kerala Strikers XI

Rajeev Pillai, Arjun Nandakumar, Indrajit Siddharth Menon, Shafeeq Rahman, Vivek Gopan, Binish, Sanju Shivaram, Siju Wilson, Arun Benny, Anoop Krishna

18:35- We are ready for the TOSS! The coin is in the air and Mumbai Heroes win it and choose to bat

18.30- Looks like there is still some time for the toss!

18:25- We are just minutes away from the toss!

18:20- All matches will be played in the T20 format, comprising two innings of 10 overs each per side.

18:15- We are just about 15 minutes away as the time is ticking! Riteish Deshmukh will be leading Mumbai Heroes, while Indrajith will captain Kerala Strikers!

18: 05-  CCL 2024 will feature each team playing four round-robin matches, with the top four advancing to the playoffs instead of the knockout stage seen in the previous edition.

18.00- We are about 30 minutes away from the toss! The match is being played at Sharjah!

17:55- Eight teams, Bengal Tigers, Bhojpuri Dabanggs, Chennai Rhinos, Karnataka Bulldozers, Kerala Strikers, Mumbai Heroes, Punjab De Sher, and Telugu Warriors, will compete in the CCL 2024.

17:50- The matches will be hosted in five cities: Sharjah, Hyderabad, Vizag, Trivandrum, and Chandigarh, with the final scheduled to take place in Vizag on March 17.

17:40- This is the 10th edition of the immensely entertaining tournament, commencing in 2014

17.30- Kerala Strikers are set to take on Mumbai Heroes in the opening match of the day as we are only an hour away from the kick-off

17:25- Hello and welcome to the live coverage of the very entertaining Celebrity Cricket League 2024!

Match Details

Match: Kerala Strikers vs Mumbai Heroes

Date and time: February 23, (Friday)

Venue: Sharjah Cricket Stadium

Where to watch CCL Live?

CCL 2024 live streaming will be available on the Jio Cinema app and website for free. On the other hand, the CCL live broadcast will be available on the Sony Sports Network.

Sharjah Cricket Stadium pitch

Sharjah Cricket Stadium will host the opening match of the CCL 2024. The wicket at the venue is ideally good for batting when the ball is new. However, the spinners come into play as the game progresses. The skipper winning the toss might look to have a field first.

Mumbai Heroes vs Kerala Strikers squads

Mumbai HeroesRitesh Deshmukh (c), Shabir Ahluwalia, Suniel Shetty, Aftab Shivdasani, Sohail Khan, Bobby Deol, Jay Bhanushali, Saqib Saleem, Freddie Daruwala, Raja Bherwani, Sharad Kelkar, Apoorva Lakhia, Sameer Kochar, Sidhant Muley, Madhav Deochake, Vatsal Sheth, Adarsh Balakrishna, Rajniesh Dugali, Nishant Dahiya, Navdeep Tomar, Sandeep Juwatkar, Jatin Sarna, Amit Sial.

Kerala Strikers: Kunchacko Boban (c), Manikuttan, Asif Ali, Rajeev Pillai, Unni Mukundam, Arjun Nandakumar, Indrajit Sukumaran, Siddharath Menon, Antony Pepe, Vijay Yesudas, Shafeeq Rahman, Vivek Gopan, Saiju Kurup, Vinu Mohan, Nikhil K Menon, Prajod Kalabhavan, Jean Paul Lal, Sanju Shivaram, Siju Wilson, Prashanth Alexander.

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