New Delhi: Mumbai Indians, the Pepsi IPL 2013 winners, will play Rajasthan Royals, who finished third in the same competition, in the inaugural group stage match of the CLT20 2013, on Saturday, 21 September.
The game will be played at Jaipur's Sawai Man Singh Stadium, the home venue of the Rajasthan Royals.
The CLT20 2013 final will be played on Sunday, 6 October 2013, at the Ferozeshah Kotla Ground, Delhi, which hosted Qualifier 1 and the Eliminator in the Pepsi IPL 2013.
The Kotla will also host the second semi-final of the tournament, on Saturday, 5 October 2013. The first semi-final will be played at Jaipur on Friday, 4 October 2013.
The opening Group Stage encounter will be followed by a double-header at Ranchi's JSCA International Stadium Complex, on Sunday, 22 September 2013.
The top team from Group A will play the second-ranked team from Group B in the first semi-final, at Jaipur on 4 October 2013. The top team from Group B will play the second-ranked team from Group A in the second semi-final, at Delhi on 5 October 2013. The winners of the semis will play in the CLT20 2013 Final on 6 October 2013.
Champions League 2013 groups
Group A Mumbai Indians, Rajasthan Royals, Lions, Perth Scorchers, Qualifier 1
Group B Chennai Super Kings, Brisbane Heat, Titans, Trinidad & Tobago, Qualifier 2