India’s First Celebrity Badminton League (CBL) – Season 1 first round of match was played at Kochi at the Regional sports centre. CBL Season 1 has Four Celebrity teams representing Mollywood- Kerala Royals, Kollywood- Chennai Rockers, Sandalwood- Karnataka Alps and Tollywood- Tollywood Thunders. All the team owners along with the film stars participated with great enthusiasm to the delight of the audience.
Team (A, B, C, D) was decided by spin wheel method before the league. The First league round was played between Team A- Chennai Rockers and Team B- Karnataka Alps. The second league round was played between Team C- Tollywood Thunders and Team D- Kerala Royals. This was followed by runners-up of Team A- Chennai Rockers Vs Team B Karnataka Alps clashing with the runners-up of Team C- Tollywood Thunders Vs Team D- Kerala Royals. The Tournament match was played by the Badminton Association of India Guidelines with CBL specific scoring system of 15 points per game.
Matches were played in the best of 3 games format and the winners were Team D- Kerala Royals and the other winner was Team C-Tollywood Thunders and Team B- Karnataka Alps.
The final match was held between Team B- Karnataka Alps Vs Team D- Kerala Royals both the team played very well, however, Team D- Kerala Royals won the finals in Kochi.