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After an exciting first season of Box Cricket League (BCL) in 2014, the dazzling tournament makes a return with its second edition – Box Cricket League 2016. With 10 teams in action, small screen is all set to play cricket in true television style. BCL 2016 kicks off on March 5 with COLORS exclusively acquiring the broadcast rights. According to the promotional video, the BCL 2016 matches are scheduled to take place on Saturday-Sunday at 4.30 pm to 6.00 pm over the period of next six months. The BCL fixture will be telecast on COLORS and COLORS HD with repeat telecast on Rishtey TV channel. The BCL episodes and online steaming are available on the official YouTube channel by Marinating Films. Also Read - Divya Agarwal Dancing To Sunny Leone's Laila Main Laila At Box Cricket League Will Leave You In Awe Of Her - Watch Video
Box Cricket League 2016 will witness addition of two more teams in the tournament. The last edition BCL 2014 had eight teams, this time around it will have 10 teams named after 10 cities—Ahmedabad Express, Kolkata Babu Moshayes, Chandigarh Cubs, Delhi Dragons, Jaipur Raj Joshiley, Chennai Swaggers, Mumbai Tigers, Pune Anmol Ratan, Rowdy Bangalore and Lucknow Nawabs. Chennai and Lucknow are two new franchises joining the fun event this season. Also Read - Sunny Leone the Businesswoman: 5 Ventures of the Porn Star turned Bollywood Actress
Divyanka Tripathi, Sunny Leone, Anita Hassandani, Kamya Punjabi, Nandish Sandhu, Ajay Chaudhry,Arjun Bijlani, Mouni Roy, Karan Wahi, Shakti Arora, Sara Khan, RJ Pritam, Kishwar Merchant, Suyash Rai and Mrunal Jain lead a total of 200 celebrities from the telly world in Box Cricket League 2016.
According to the media release after the grand announcement of COLORS acquiring BCL rights, Balaji Telefilms joint MD and co-owner of BCL Ekta Kapoor had said, “BCL is a grand extravaganza where television’s biggest stars come together to play the most popular sport of the country. But of course, it’s cricket with a twist! BCL is a reality show that has all the ingredients of a television drama—be it loving, loathing, bonding or sledging, the twists and turns are as real as it gets! With Box Cricket League, we present to our viewers an array of their favourite ‘bahus’ playing alongside their male counterparts, on the field. 10 teams, 200 actors, 1winner… let the games begin!”