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Champions Trophy 2016

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CT2016 Format:
There are 14 teams participating in the tournament. Each team will play 4 league games with the opponents chosen at random.

Each innings consists of 20 overs. Teams have 100 minutes to bowl 20 overs including a 5 minute break at the end of 10 overs. There is a 10 minute in-between innings. Umpires will deduct overs in case teams are unable to bowl their overs in the allotted time (For how to deduct:

Each win is worth 10 points. In the event of a tie or abandoned match due to rain, 5 points will be awarded to each team. The top 8 teams overall, as decided by points and net-run-rate, if necessary, will proceed to the knock-out phase of the tournament consisting of the quarter-finals, semi-finals, and final. The quarter/semi finals will be structured as follows:

Quarters: (1) vs. (8), (2) vs. (7), (3) vs. (6), (4) vs. (5)
Semis: (1 or 8) vs. (4 or 5), (2 or 7) vs. (3 or 6)
Roster Information:
Since Champions Trophy is a small tournament, we will follow roster requirements from last Champions Trophy, which are different than regular season requirements. Please pay attention to following rules for CT2016:

  • Roster will be frozen after first weekend games. Captains/Team Administrators must ensure that they have their roster finalized by 10/30/2016.

  • NO player transfers will be allowed between teams during the tournament. Teams will be penalized match points if they play with a player that has already played with another team in CT2016.

  • We will waive the requirement of player to play at least one game in pre-knockout stage to be eligible for playing in knockout games. A player can directly play knockout game, if he is part of team roster that was frozen after first game.

At the end of the tournament, the following awards will be presented:

  • Champions Trophy + $150 gift card

  • Runners-up Trophy + $100 gift card

  • Best Batsman Trophy

  • Best Bowler Trophy

  • Man of the Tournament Trophy


  • Quarter finals MoM will get $10 gift card

  • Semi finals MoM will get $20 gift card

  • Finals MoM will get $30 gift card

Extra Batting Powerplay:

  • In this Champions Trophy, we will continue 2 overs extra batting powerplay, in addition to mandatory regular 6 overs powerplay at start of each innings. Following rules will be enforced for batting powerplay:

  • Batting powerplay can be taken ONLY at start of the over, and must be conveyed to umpire by batting team. Umpire will then notify bowling team, and like regular powerplay ONLY 2 fielders will be allowed outside 30 yard circle.

  • Batting team can opt for batting powerplay at any time after mandatory regular powerplay overs. If not opted until 19th over, last two overs of batting innings will be batting powerplay.

Match videos:

  • Teams/Umpires are not required to record toss videos.

Other information:

  • All pertinent information regarding general rules and regulations, rain rules, super over, rolling ball, and umpiring guidelinies can be found on this website under League->Documents. Roller lock codes are on the front page.

Good luck to all the teams!!

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