CLT20 2011 Schedule Announced

The format and match schedule for the 2011 Champions League Twenty20 (CLT20) tournament and qualifying event has been announced.

CLT20 has returned to India this year with matches in Chennai, Bengaluru and Kolkata, as well as a qualifying event in Hyderabad. The Qualifier will run from 19-21 September and the main tournament will be played from 23 September-9 October.

Seven teams have already been qualified, a six-team qualifying event will be held for the first time to determine the final three participants. The six teams will be divided into two pools and the top team from each pool qualifies for the group stage, with the third team to be the next highest ranked team based on points and then net run rate.

The Qualifier will be held in Hyderabad at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, while Kolkata’s iconic Eden Gardens, and Bengaluru’s M. Chinnaswamy Stadium and Chennai’s M. A. Chidambaram Stadium will host group stage matches.

Semi Finals will be played at Bengaluru and Chennai on Friday 7 October and Saturday 8 October respectively, with Chennai also selected to host the 2011 CLT20 Final on Sunday 9 October.

Chennai Super Kings, the defending CLT20 Champions, have been drawn in Group A along with Cape Cobras (South Africa’s Pro20 Series Champions), 2009 CLT20 Champions NSW Blues and Mumbai Indians. The fifth team from the group will be the team that finishes top of Pool B in the Qualifier.

Group B contains Royal Challengers Bangalore (2010 IPL Runner-Up), Warriors (2010 CLT20 Runner-up) and South Australian Redbacks (Australia’s Twenty20 Big Bash Champions). The remaining two places will come from the Qualifier (the top of Pool A and the next highest qualifier).

The opening match of the tournament will be Group B match between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Warriors at M. Chinnaswamy Stadium on Friday 23 September.

Group Stage

  • 10 Teams divided into 2 Groups of 5
  • Top 2 Teams from each Group advance to the Semi Finals
  • 23 Matches in total (same as 2009 and 2010)
  • Semi Finals in Bangalore and Chennai
  • Final in Chennai

CLT20 2011 Groups

Group A – Chennai Super Kings, Cape Cobras, NSW Blues, Mumbai Indians, Trinidad & Tobago

Group B – Royal Challengers Bangalore, Warriors, South Australian Redbacks, Kolkata Knight Riders, Somerset

Qualifier

  • Kolkata Knight Riders (India)
  • Trinidad and Tobago (West Indies)
  • Auckland Aces (New Zealand)
  • Sri Lanka (tbc)
  • England 1 (tbc)
  • England 2 (tbc)

Group Stage

  • South Australian Redbacks (Australia)
  • NSW Blues (Australia)
  • Warriors (South Africa)
  • Cape Cobras (South Africa)
  • Chennai Super Kings (India)
  • Royal Challengers Bangalore (India)
  • Mumbai Indians (India)
  • 3 x Qualifier (Teams tbc)

Download CLT20 2011 Schedule, Fixture [PDF]

136 thoughts on “CLT20 2011 Schedule Announced

  1. Supreeth

    Rcb its high tym u break the jinx of being the winners of the tournament, its high tym we show chennai that they r not the only team which is capable of winnin a major tournament lyk dis consistently, guys fasten ur seat belts nd get prepared for the gr8 bash coming ur way nd all u teams out there including the visitors get ready for the GAYLE STORM…….

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  2. vinod

    chennai gonna win it again with a strong battin line up with raina bowling by ashwin and with always a cool captain dhoni >>>CHENNAI SUPER KINGS KU WHISTLE PODU>>>><<<<

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  3. vinod

    chennai gonna win it again with a strong battin line up with raina bowling by ashwin and with always a cool captain dhoni >>>

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  4. HIMANSHU

    KKR IS THE BEST WHISH HAS GAUTAM GAMBHIR , EOIN MORGAN , KALLIS , BALAJI .THUS I THINK THAT KKR WILL WIN THE CLT20 2011………

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  5. Suraj sheikh

    Mumbai indians is baar champions ka champion hoga chahe kuch karle is baar chennai super kings kkr aur rcb toh bekaar hai tention nahin hai mumbai sachin,rayudu,symonds,rohit sharma,pollard and bhajji best of luck (suraj sheikh support mumbai indians)

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    1. nahed

      no way……….
      t-20 cup only made for indians and we will win that….u wil find final teams of clt20 both wil indians ipl teams

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    1. ankush

      dhoni’s mens should cry
      rcb’s mens laugh

      its time that dhoni shoud cry in pain cry!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
      all the best!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
      royal challengers banglore

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  6. prakash

    hi guys thanks for supporting CSK this time also we will win the trophy there is no doubt in tat….i love u MSD & also RAINA….

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