The Celebrity Cricket League (CCL) is a popular T10 cricket league in India that features teams of actors, directors, and other celebrities. The Bengal Tigers are one such team that has been a part of the league since 2012.
CCL Bengal Tigers History
The Bengal Tigers were one of the eight teams that participated in the Celebrity Cricket League in 2012. The team was owned by Boney Kapoor, the noted film producer and director. The team’s home ground was the Eden Gardens in Kolkata, and they were captained by Jisshu Sengupta, a popular Bengali actor.
CCL Bengal Tigers Players 2024
Over the years, the Bengal Tigers have had a star-studded lineup, featuring some of the most popular actors and personalities from the Bengali film industry. Some of the notable players who have represented the team include
- Jisshu Sengupta (All Rounder)
- Joy (Batsman)
- Uday (All Rounder)
- Indrasish (All Rounder)
- Suman (All Rounder)
- Joe (All Rounder)
- Yusuf (Batsman/WK)
- Jammy (All Rounder)
- Ratnadip Ghosh (All Rounder)
- Ananda Chowdhury (All Rounder)
- Sandy (All Rounder)
- Mohan (Bowler)
- Manty (Bowler)
- Jeetu Kamal
- Aditya Roy Banerjee
- Arman Ahamed
- Rahul Mazumder
- Gaurav Chakrabarty
- Sourav Das
Bengal Tigers Owner and Brand Ambassador
State: West Bengal
Ownership: Mr. Boney Kapoor and Mr. Raj Shah
Brand Ambassador: Sayantika Banerjee
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Bengal Tigers Achievements
The Bengal Tigers have been one of the most consistent teams in the Celebrity Cricket League, reaching the semi-finals in four out of the eight editions of the tournament. However, the team has yet to win the championship, with their best performance coming in 2013, when they finished runners-up to the Karnataka Bulldozers.
The Bengal Tigers have been a crucial part of the Celebrity Cricket League, representing the Bengali film industry with pride and passion. Over the years, the team has featured some of the most popular actors and cricketers from the region and has been a consistent performer in the league. While the future of the Celebrity Cricket League remains uncertain, the Bengal Tigers will always remain a cherished part of its history.