CLT20 2012: Champions League T20 2012 Teams, Dates
Champions League T20 2012 has been programmed like pint-sized dynamite; with lots of explosion set to occur in small time frame. Post qualifying rounds; the main challenge starts on October 13th and the group stage would go on till 23rd. Most days will have two matches giving viewers a cricketing feast. Both groups have been styled to comprise of quality teams; two from India; and one from Australia and South Africa. The two groups will take the fifth spot in each group. Scroll to the bottom to see the complete clt20 2012 match schedule.
All teams represent the best from their country and thus the cricketing standards should be optimum. Johannesburg, as a venue, anyway promises panoply of runs; while Durban may help the Springbok and Australian teams. Cape Town and Centurion Park are other of the four venues scheduled to make Champions League a colorful South African affair.
Of the three years so far, New South Wales Blues, Chennai Super Kings and Mumbai Indians have won one title apiece in the Champions League T20.
CLT20 Teams 2012
Click the respective team names for the complete clt20 2012 teams and squads players list.
IPL teams qualified for clt20 2012: Kolkata Knight Riders, Chennai Super Kings, Delhi Daredevils & Mumbai Indians.
Some of the other teams selected for clt20 2012 who will be in action this season are Perth Scorchers & Sydney Sixers from Australia and Titans & Highveld Lions from South Africa.
The 2 clt20 2012 team will be decided in a qualifying stage that will be played from 9 to 11 October 2012. The teams in fray for the 6 team qualifying stage are Auckland Aces (New Zealand), Trinidad and Tobago (West Indies), Sialkot Stallions (Pakistan), Hampshire Royals (England), Yorkshire Carnegie (England) and Uva Next (Sri Lanka) Champion of SLPL.
Yes, Pakistan will be sending their first ever team into the Champions League this season and they are being made to play the qualifiers.
CLT20 2012 Groups
Group A – Kolkata Knight Riders (India), Delhi Daredevils (India), Titans (South Africa), Perth Scorchers (Australia) and Auckland Aces (New Zealand Qualifier 1).
Group B – Chennai Super Kings (India), Mumbai Indians (India), Highveld Lions (South Africa), Sydney Sixers (Australia) and Yorkshire Carnegie (England Qualifier 2).
Two teams from each group will sail to the knockout round. After a day’s break, Group A leader will play Group B’s in the 1st semi-final on 25th. Group A runner-up would then take on Group B leader on 26th to eke out the second finalist. The Wanderers at Johannesburg is all set to host the high profile finale on 28th October.
Same as previous editions, the total prize money for the competition is US$6 million. In addition to the prize money, each team receives a participation fee of $500,000. The prize money will be distributed as follows:
- $200,000 – Each team eliminated in the group stage
- $500,000 – Each semi-finalist
- $1.3 million – Runners-up
- $2.5 million – Winners
CLT20 Schedule 2012
The championship is set to be baptized with fire as the opening day promises two cliffhangers; Titans (South Africa) will take on a similarly professional unit in Perth Scorchers (Australia). The same day will see two Indian giants in Kolkata Knight Riders (Indian Premier League 2012 Winner) and Delhi Daredevils (IPL 3rd Place holder). The other keenly followed matches in the circuit would be between Highveld Lions (South Africa) and Sydney Sixers (Australia) on 18th and the contest between Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings; both prominent teams from IPL. It is equally possible that a few matches, featuring lesser-bodied teams, can turn out to be more nerve-wrecking. The Complete CLT20 2012 Match Schedule is placed below;
CLT20 South Africa Schedule Venues
- SuperSport Park in Centurion
- Newlands in Cape Town
- The Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg
- Kingsmead in Durban
|Date and Time||CLT20 2012 Match||CLT20 2012 Results|
|CLT20 2012 Schedule – (CLT20 2012 qualifiers Schedule ) 6 Matches|
CLT20 2012: Champions League T20 2012 Point Table
|Kolkata Knight Riders||4||1||2||0||1||6||+0.488||433/60.0||388/57.4|
|Chennai Super Kings||4||2||2||0||0||8||-0.049||643/79.0||651/79.3|
Qualifying Pool 1
Qualifying Pool 2
|Trinidad & Tobago||2||0||1||0||1||2||-0.777||148/20.0||154/18.5|