Champions League T20 2014 (CLT20) will be played in India from September 13 to October 4, 2014, where a total of 29 matches will be held across four venues – Hyderabad, Mohali, Bangalore and Raipur.

Meanwhile, defending Indian Premier League (IPL) champions Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) will play against two time IPL winners Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in the opening match at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium in Hyderabad on September 17.  The tournament will follow a similar format similar of previous editions, with a Qualifiers followed by group stage matches.  The Qualifier begins from September 13, while the main tournament, which comprises of 10 teams, begins on September 17.

Here are theams which will participate in CLt20 2014.

Group A: Kolkata Knight Riders (India), Dolphins (SA), Perth Scorchers (Australia), Chennai Super Kings India), A team from the Qualifier.

Group B: Kings XI Punjab (India), Cape Cobras (South Africa), Hobart Hurricanes (Australia), Champion side from the West Indies, A team from the Qualifier.

Qualifiers: Q1 – Lahore Lions (Pakistan), Q2 – Mumbai Indians (India), Q3 – Northern Knights (New Zealand), Q4 – Southern Express (Sri Lanka)

Q1/Q3 will enter Group A if either of them makes it to the Group Stage.

Q2/Q4 will enter Group B if either of them makes 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.

Qualifying Round (Raipur)

13 September

1) 4 PM: Northern Knights Vs Southern Express

2) 8 PM: Mumbai Indians Vs Lahore Lions 14 September

14 September

1) 4 PM: Northern Knights Vs Lahore Lions

2) 8 PM: Mumbai Indians Vs Southern Express

16 September  

1) 4 PM: Southern Express Vs Lahore Lions

2) 8 PM: Mumbai Indians Vs Northern Knights

Group Stage:

17 September (Hyderabad)

1) 8 PM: Kolkata Knight Riders Vs Chennai Super Kings (Group A)

18 September (Mohali)

1) 8 PM: Kings XI Punjab Vs Hobart Hurricanes (Group B)

19 September (Raipur)

1) 8 PM: Cape Cobras Vs Qualifier

20 September (Mohali)

1) 4 PM: Dolphins Vs Perth Scorchers (Group A)

2) 8 PM: Kings XI Punjab Vs West Indies team (to be confirmed)

21 September (Hyderabad)

1) 4 PM: Cape Cobras Vs Hobart Hurricanes (Group B)

2) 8 PM: Kolkata Knight Riders Vs Qualifier

22 September (Bangalore)

1) 8 PM: Chennai Super Kings Vs Dolphins

23 September Tuesday (Raipur)

1) 8 PM: Hobart Hurricanes Vs Qualifier

24 September (Hyderabad)

1) 8 PM: Kolkata Knight Riders Vs Perth Scorchers

25 September (Bangalore)

1) 8 PM: Chennai Super Kings Vs Qualifier

26 September (Mohali)

1) 4 PM: Cape Cobras Vs West Indies team (to be confirmed)

2) 8 PM: Kings XI Punjab Vs Qualifier

27 September (Bangalore)

1) 4 PM: Dolphins Vs Qualifier

2) 8 PM: Chennai Super Kings Vs Perth Scorchers

28 September (Mohali)

1) 4 PM: Hobart Hurricanes Vs West Indies team (to be confirmed)

2) 8 PM: Kings XI Punjab Vs Cape Cobras

29 September (Hyderabad)

1) 8 PM: Kolkata Knight Riders Vs Dolphins

30 September (Bangalore)

1) 4 PM: Perth Scorchers Vs Qualifier

2) 8 PM: Qualifier Vs West Indies team (to be confirmed)

2 October (Hyderabad)Semi-finals

1) 4 PM: A1 Vs B2

2) 8 PM: B1 Vs A2

4 October – Final

1) 8 PM (Bangalore)

History of CLt20 – Previous winners

1) 2009 – NSW Blues (Australia)

2) 2010 – Chennai Super Kings (India)

3) 2011 – Mumbai Indians (India)

4) 2012 – Sydney Sixers (Australia)

5) 2013 – Mumbai Indians (India)

*All times in IST