Pakistan’s biggest entertainment and showbiz industry united together to bring the Celebrity Premier League to lighten our moods out of political and social tensions in the country. The CPL took place in Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium between 6th to 20th Oct played between many renowned actors and entertainers. The audience got to witness a thrilling run chase to finish off the game along with music performances by Ali Zafar and Abrar ul Haq. Undoubtedly, the event brought together by ZEM was successful in its implementation.
The celebrities were divided into six teams:
All these teams gave their best in performance to revive cricket in Pakistan and bring the thrill for it back. The spark and eagerness to win was all around the stadium with audiences cheering for their favourite teams and players, and lets not ignore the star struck moments for most of us. No doubt, seeing your favourite entertainers in the pitch was a way better feeling than watching them on TV.
However, there could only be one winner and for ZEM Celebrity Premier League 2021 the winning trophy was bagged by Islamabad Nova under the captainship of Momar Rana. Nova Islamabad downed Rawalpindi Stars by 13 runs in final to win the title. Batting first, Nova Islamabad scored 85 runs for the loss of five wickets in the stipulated seven overs. In reply, Rawalpindi Stars scored 72 runs for the loss of five wickets in the allotted seven overs.
We can imagine the adrenaline rush amongst the players of Islamabad Nova for having won the title and defeating Rawalpindi Stars in their own stadium. Definitely a sight for sour eyes. All in all, Celebrity Premier League was a very successful event and we hope for more such events to take place in the future.