Dubai prepares for star studded battle on 31st January 2014 at Dubai international cricket stadium
Dubai: 29 January 2014 By: Zulfiqar Shah
Indian celebrities and players of Mumbai Heroes, Kerala Strikers, Veer Marathi and Telugu Warriors will arrive in Dubai on 31st January 2014 for the Celebrity Cricket League Season 4. Preparation for the match will begin during the practice session held on 31st January 2014.
Suniel Shetty, Captain of Mumbai Heroes is keen to play in Dubai. “The caliber of our batsmen will not restrict us to a small score. We have enjoyed good crowds in Dubai, and we look forward to be cheered by the home crowd in our home ground.” Rajiv Pillai, the Acting Captain of Kerala Strikers shares that although skills remain the same, the friendship between the players has reached s new high. “As a team we are in camp for 20 days. As individuals all of us have been practicing and playing games in between schedules.” Venkatesh, the Captain of Telugu Warriors is confident of winning this year. “We are playing with good teams, however, every time we have played in Dubai our home team has always shown us enormous support.” Riteish Deshmukh, the Captain of Veer Marathi reveals that all members of his team have the love of cricket ingrained in their DNA. “I love that I’m getting an opportunity to play cricket and my skills are witnessed by cricket loving crowds in international cricket stadiums.” The matches are scheduled to be played on 1st February 2014 at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium. Mumbai Heroes will play against Telugu Warriors at 1.30 pm, while Veer Marathi and Kerala Strikers will begin their match at 5.30 pm. Gates open at 11:30am. CCL Season 4 tickets can be purchased across 16 F&B outlets in the UAE; Tea Junction, Al Ibrahimi Restaurant, Bombay Chowpatty, Haji Ali, Madina Supermarket, Sind Punjab, Puranmal, Ravi Restaurants, Chappan Bhog, Aryaas, Pak Gazi, Dosa Plaza, BBQ Tonight, Bikanervala, Sarvana Bhavan, Choithrams, Al Mansoor.
The CCL Season 4 matches will be held at Dubai International Cricket Stadium which has the capacity to seat 25,000 people. Presenting sponsor for the event is Pacific Ventures, while the cosponsors are Wallstreet Exchange LLC and Saif Belhasa Holding. The Fitness Partner for CCL Season 4 is Gold’s Gym. This event is held under the auspices of Dubai Cricket Council and is organized by AURA Event Management.