The Champions League T20 2014 starts in Raipur, India on Sunday, 13th September, 2014. The Champions League T20 is held every year between successful teams of different franchises. Usually, all top teams of different cricket premier leagues are invited to play in the qualifiers while a few teams go directly to the main round depending on their previous performances.
The CLT20 2014 Qualifiers Round fixtures were announced 5 weeks before the event by BCCI, the body that currently manages Indian Premier League (IPL) and the other Indian domestic, national and international cricket tournaments. It is also part of the controversial Big 3 due to which it has been under a lot of criticism from rest of the non-Big3 cricket governing bodies.
All the qualifier round matches of CLT20 2014 will be played at International Cricket Stadium, Raipur, India.
CLT20 2014 Qualifiers Round Fixtures (Image)
CLT20 2014 Qualifiers Round Fixtures (Text)
|September 13||Northern Knights vs Southern Express||4.00 pm IST||International Cricket Stadium, Raipur|
|September 13||Mumbai Indians vs Lahore Lions||8.00 pm IST||International Cricket Stadium, Raipur|
|September 14||Northern Knights vs Lahore Lions||4.00 pm IST||International Cricket Stadium, Raipur|
|September 14||Mumbai Indians vs Southern Express||8.00 pm IST||International Cricket Stadium, Raipur|
|September 16||Southern Express vs Lahore Lions||4.00 pm IST||International Cricket Stadium, Raipur|
|September 16||Mumbai Indians vs Northern Knights||8.00 pm IST||International Cricket Stadium, Raipur|
CLT20 2014 Qualifier Teams:
The following teams will play the qualifier round.
Lahore Lions (Pakistan), Mumbai Indians (India), Northern Knights (New Zealand), Southern Express (Sri Lanka).
CLT20 2014 Qualifier Team Squads:
Mumbai Indians: Rohit Sharma, Harbhajan Singh, Ambati Rayudu, Pragyan Ojha, Praveen Kumar, Aditya Tare, Jalaj Saxena, Jasprit Bumrah, Shreyas Gopal, Mike Hussey, Kieron Pollard, Corey Anderson, Lasith Malinga, Marchant De Lange, Lendl Simmons
Southern Express: Kusal Janith Perera, Danushka Gunatilake, Angelo Perera, Jehan Mubarak, Niroshan Dickwella, Dilruwan Perara, Prasanna Seekuge, Ishan Jayaratne, Farvees Maharoof, Kasun Madushanka, Yasoda Lanka, Charith Jayampathi, Sachith Pathirana, Sandaken Lakshen, Dilshan T.M
Lahore Lions: Mohammed Hafeez, Ahmad Shahzad, Umar Siddique Khan, Muhammad Umar Akmal, Nasir Jamshaid, Muhammad Salman Ali, Asif Raza, Muhammad Mustafa Iqbal, Wahab Riaz, Aizaz Bin Ilyas Cheema, Imran Ali, Saad Naseem, Adnan Rasool, Muhammad Saeed, Ali Manzoor
Northern Knights: Ish Sodhi, Jono Boult, Brad Wilson, Kane Williamson, Daniel Flynn, BJ Watling, Graeme Aldridge, Anton Devcich, Tim Southee, Scott Kuggeleijn, Daryl Mitchell, Daniel Harris, Scott Styris, Trent Boult, Daniel Vettori
CLT20 2014 Rules for Qualification:
- Q1/Q3 will enter Group A if either makes it to the Group Stage. Q2/Q4 will enter Group B if either it to the Group Stage.
- If Q1 and Q3 both make it to the Group Stage, then Q1 will enter Group A and Q3 will enter Group B.
- If Q2 and Q4 both make it to the Group Stage, then Q2 will enter Group B and Q4 will enter Group A.
- If only one IPL team qualifies for semifinal then the team will play 8 pm game
- If two IPL teams play in one semifinal then they will play 8 pm game
- If three IPL teams reach semis then the semi with two IPL teams will be 8 pm game