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The Champions League T20 is a multi franchise tournament that has been replicated on the Champions League format of football. It involves the top T20 franchises from each nation – 4 from India, 2 each from Australia and South Africa, 1 from West Indies, Sri Lanka, New Zealand and Pakistan.
The top 10 teams shall play in the tournament – divided into two groups. There shall be 23 matches played over 20 days. No team from Friends Life T20 or BPL are participating this year.
A win earns you 4 points; a N/R earns you 2 points while a loss earns you no points.
Here are the two groups :
Group A :
Mumbai Indians :
They won the sixth edition of the IPL this year, beating CSK in the final. Sachin Tendulkar may play his last few matches in this tournament in the MI jersey.
Key players : Pollard, Karthik
Rajasthan Royals :
Off-field controversies didn’t amr their on-field performance, finishing third this IPl, their best performance since 2008. Dravid would also be playing his last few matches in all forms of cricket during this tournament.
Key players : Watson, Faulkner, Dravid
The Highveld Lions beat the Titans in the final of the Ram Slam tournament by 30 runs. They impressed everyone in the last edition which threw up stars like Aaron Phangiso and Chris Morris.
Key players : Peterson, Bodi
In the final, Brisbane Heat beat Perth Scorchers by 34 runs to lift their first Big Bash League title. Perth Scorchers finished runners-up for the second successive year.
Key players : A Thomas, S Marsh
Chennai Super Kings:
CSK lost their second consecutive final in the IPL against the Mumbai Indians this year, but are favorites to lift the CLT20 trophy.
Key players : Dhoni, Raina
Brisbane Heat :
Brisbane Heat won their first title this year, beating Perth Scorchers in the final by 30 runs, with Kemar Roach being the star.
Key players : Hopes, Roach
Riding on AB de Villiers’ experience, Titans, who were runners up in the Ram Slam tournament, could pose a serious threat on Indian soil.
Key players : AB de Villiers, Behardien
The New Zealand of this format; T&T has always won hearts with their displays on the field. Drafted into the main draw this time, they should induce the Caribbean flavour in what is a dull tournament. They have been rewarded for consistent performances over the last two editions.
Key players : Rampaul, Narine
The Otago Volts, Sunrisers Hyderabad, a Sri Lankan team and Faisalabad Wolves shall play in the Qualifiers to make it to either of these two groups.
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