The 2013 Champions League Twenty20 Cricket Tournament will be held in India from 17th September to 6th October 2013.
“The Champions League Twenty20 will return to India for the third time in five years in 2013 after the dates and format for this year’s tournament were confirmed by the CLT20 Governing Council,” the BCCI said in a statement.Last year the tournament was eld in South Afica and Sydney Sixers of Australia had won the CLT20 title for the first time last season.
The CLT20 2013 tournament will follow a similar format to the two previous editions with a Group Stage preceded by a Qualifier. In all there will be 29 matches that will be played by the best domestic T20 teams from around the world.The total prize money for this years tournament will be USD six million.
The Group Stage will feature 10 teams.
Group A will comprise the winner and third-ranked team in the Pepsi IPL 2013, Highveld Lions (winner of South Africa’s RAM SLAM T20 Challenge), Perth Scorchers (T20 Big Bash League runner-up), and the top team from the CLT20 2013 Qualifier.
Group B will comprise Brisbane Heat (T20 Big Bash League champion), Trinidad and Tobago (West Indies T20 champion), the runner-up in the Pepsi IPL 2013, Titans (RAM SLAM T20 Challenge runner-up), and the second-ranked team from the CLT20 2013 Qualifier.
The qualifier will feature four teams – the fourth-ranked team from the IPL 2013, Otago Volts (New Zealand’s HRV Cup champions), and the winners of the Sri Lanka and Pakistan domestic T20 competitions.
The venues of the CLT20 will be decided at the end of the IPL 2013, once the top three teams in that tournament are known.
Note : Soon we will have Complete Schedule & Match Fixtures of 2013 Champions League T20 Cricket Tournament on our Website.
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