The T20 match of the Celebrity Cricket League (CCL) was held at Dr. Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Stadium, Vizag on Saturday. In this curtain-raiser Venkatesh-led South Superstars defeated Salman Khan-led Mumbai Heroes by 36 runs.
South Superstars won the toss and elected to bat first and scored 192 runs. Venkatesh scored 27 and Adarsh made 48. The Mumbai Heroes made 156 runs in 20 overs.
Mumbai Heroes’ Mahesh Manjrekar, who took 6 wickets was adjudged Best Bowler. The best batsman award went to Adarsh of South Superstars. The Star of the Match went to South Superstars captain Venkatesh.
While fielding, Venkatesh was injured when the ball hit him on the chin. He left the field to get medical attention. The injury is said to be minor and did not require any stitches.