Cricket is most likely and favorite in Asia. Many like to play the cricket. Every county of Asia has his own Cricket team. Champions League is the combination of the many teams which is consist on the domestic and international players. This year champions League will be take place on the date of September 13 till October 4. The most thrilling and entertaining matches will be played among the best team of the world. The BCCI has announced the schedule of Champion League T20, 2014 tournament. The tournament will be played by the champion teams of different countries which have won the domestic T20 tournaments in their respective countries. The success of earlier editions of the Champions League has created great interest among cricket fans and like the past editions we can expect another action packed tournament full of sixes and fours.
A total of 12 teams will be competing for the title. The tournament is been divided in two phases which means we will have a qualifying round and a main round.8 teams have already qualified for the main round and the remnant two teams will enter the main round only after playing the qualifying round which will be played by four teams.The qualifying round will be brief, implying that each team to play one match against a particular opponent and will last three days, from 13th to 16th of September.
Teams in Qualifying Round:
Lahore Lions (Pakistan)
Mumbai Indians (India)
Northern Knights (NewZealand)
Southern Express (Srilanka)
All the qualifier matchs were playing in Raipur.
The main round of the league shall commence from 17th September. The group stage matches will played at all the four designated venues whereas 2 Semi Finals will be played on October 2,at Hyderabad and Final at Bengaluru on 4th October.8 teams which have already qualified for the main round have been divided into two Groups, named Group A and Group B. 1 qualifying team will be placed in each of these groups.
- Kolkata Knight Riders – (India)
- Perth Scorchers – (Australia)
- Dolphins – (South Africa)
- Chennai Super Kings – (India)
- Qualifier 1
- Kings XI Punjab – (India)
- Hobart Hurricanes – (Australia)
- Cape Cobras – (South Africa)
- To Be Decided – (Winner of Caribbean Premier League, West Indies)
All these teams are champions of their relative countries so to predict about the Champions league winner is like choosing a diamond from a basket full of most perfectly cut diamonds, each of them having inexplicable beauty and traits, however, it seems obvious that Indian teams from IPL definitely have a edge over foreign teas because of home conditions and more experienced international players but it would be a naïve mistake to rule out Australian and south African who in past have proved their metal in sub-continent and have shown their potential to win matches on fast and bouncy tracks as well as on flat and dead racks.
Full Schedule of the Champions league.