FORMAT

There are 16 teams in this tournament split across 3 groups and across 2 regions - North & South.

  • There are 3 groups - comprising 2 groups of 5 teams and 1 group of 6 teams
  • Each team plays 4 Group Matches
  • A total of 8 teams will progress to the next round
  • The top 2 teams in EACH group (6 teams) based on points first, then net run rate will progress to the next round
  • The next BEST 2 teams from ALL the groups based on points first, then net run rate will also progress to the next round
  • The following rules will be applied with ranking the final 8 teams:
    a) The TOP 3 slots are reserved for the 3 Group Winners (based on points first, then net run rate)
    b) The next 5 teams are ranked in order of points first, then net run rate regardless of the position they finished in their Group.