FORMAT

Teams are split between North and Central regions.

  • There are 2 groups in the Central Region and 1 group in the North region.
  • Each team plays 4 Group Matches (except where forfeits or bad weather results).
  • The top 2 teams in EACH group based on points first, then net run rate will progress to the QUARTER FINALS directly.
  • The next best 2 teams from ALL the groups based on points first, then net run rate will also progress to the QUARTER FINALS.
  • The winners of the Semi Finals will play against each other in the Grand Final.
  • 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.

  • The quarter finals format will be as follows:
  •          1 v 8 - (1)
             2 v 7 - (2)
             3 v 6 - (3)
             4 v 5 – (4)

  • The Semi Final team seedings 1-4 will be derived from the results of the quarterfinals as shown above.
  • The Semi Final format will be 1 v 4 and 2 v 3 .
  • The winners of the Semi Finals will play against each other in the Grand Final.