The CLT20 final will be played on October 6 at the Ferozeshah Kotla Ground, which hosted the first Qualifier and the Eliminator of IPL 6.
     
The Kotla will also host the second semi-final of the tournament on October 5. The first semi-final will be played at Jaipur on October 4.
     
The opening group stage encounter will be followed by a double-header at Ranchi's JSCA International Stadium Complex, on September 22.
     
Brisbane Heat, the winner of Australia's KFC T20 Big Bash League, will play Trinidad and Tobago, the domestic T20 Champion of the West Indies, in the first game.
     
It will be followed by a duel between IPL 2013 runners-up, Chennai Super Kings and the Titans, South Africa's domestic T20 runners-up side.
     
Apart from Delhi, Jaipur and Ranchi, the CLT20 matches will also be played at the Sardar Patel Gujarat Stadium, Motera (Ahmedabad) and Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium, Hyderabad.
     
The qualifying stage of the tournament will be played from September 17 to September 20 at Hyderabad.
     
The tournament will follow a format similar to the two previous editions, with the Group Stage preceded by a Qualifier. A total of 29 matches will be played in the USD 6 million tournament.
     
The Group Stage will feature 10 teams. Group A will comprise Mumbai Indians, Rajasthan Royals, Highveld Lions (winner of South Africa's domestic T20 competition), Perth Scorchers (KFC T20 Big Bash League runner-up), and a team from the Qualifier.
     
Group B will comprise Brisbane Heat (KFC T20 Big Bash League champion), Trinidad & Tobago (West Indies T20 champion), Chennai Super Kings, Titans, and a team from the Qualifier.
     
The top team from Group A will play the second-ranked team from Group B in the first semi-final, while the top team from Group B will play the second-ranked team from Group A in the second semi-final.
     
Group Stage:
     
Group A: Mumbai Indians (India), Highveld Lions (South Africa), Perth Scorchers (Australia), Rajasthan Royals (India), a team from the Qualifier.
     
Group B: Chennai Super Kings (India), Titans (South Africa), Brisbane Heat (Australia), Trinidad & Tobago (West Indies), a team from the Qualifier.

(Agencies)

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