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Pictures: Salman Khan makes it to Chennai-Mumbai CCL match

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Updated: Monday, February 25, 2013, 12:55 [IST]

Bollywood superstar Salman Khan almost disappointed his fans at Dubai International Cricket Stadium as his arrival was not sure until the last minute. However, once he came, the actor changed the atmosphere of the stadium as his fans went crazy.

Recently, there were reports that Salman Khan would give a miss to remaining Celebrity Cricket League as he was not happy with the security arrangement at the match held in Hyderabad between Telugu Warriors and Mumbai Heroes. A bunch of his crazy fans chased his car from the stadium and banged on the sides of his car. This had irked him and he was not happy with the Celebrity Cricket League organisers.

Reports had claimed that Salman Khan was planning to skip all other matches following this incident. As a result, fans of the actor were not sure whether the Bollywood star would make it to the event. But Sallu made his fans happy on Saturday as he put all those rumours to rest.

Match Report
Mumbai Heroes won the toss and decided to bat against the two-time defending champions Chennai Rhinos. They scored 171 runs for the loss of three wickets with R Bhelwani and S Ahluwalia scoring 50 and 70 runs, respectively. Tamil actor Jeeva was pick among the bowlers as he scalped two wickets in his four overs, which conceded 38 runs. Continue reading the story with photos on the slideshow...

Salman Khan

Having failed to restrict the Mumbai Heroes from crossing 150 mark, Chennai Rhinos started off on a bad note by losing Abdullah Khan in the opening over itself. The score was just four runs when they lost the first wicket.

Sridevi Kapoor With Her Family

Vikranth and Prithvi took the responsibility of putting the team in the best position and they gave a hope, as they scored 58 runs for the second wicket. The latter, who seemed like getting better, lost his wicket to Badola.

Sunil Shetty

However, the best partnership was in the waiting and Vikranth and Vishnu almost bailed out the team from the trouble. Their partnership lasted for 70 runs and the former was promising before he lost his wicket to Bhelwani.

Sunil Shetty With Vishal

Vikranth had scored 58 of 45 balls. Soon Vishnu followed him as he was also out immediately after the former was out.

CCL

In the end, no other player from Chennai Rhinos showed confidence as the wickets fell one after the other in no time. The Tamil Nadu team lost the match by 19 runs.

Sonia Aggarwal With Vedhika

Vishnu had looked unstoppable as he scored 56 runs of 29 balls. His wicket proved to be costly for Chennai Rhinos as they failed to change the things after the fall of Vishnu.

CCL

S Ahluwalia was awarded Man of the Match for his match-changing innings.

Topics: celebrity cricket league, salman khan, chennai rhinos, mumbai heroes
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Story first published:  Monday, February 25, 2013, 11:16 [IST]
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