Twenty20 Champions League

Twenty20 Cricket 2011 - Champions League - Mumbai Indians Victorious

The Mumbai Indians were crowned the 2011 Champions League winners after beating fellow IPL side Royal Challengers Bangalore by 6 wickets in Chennai. Mumbai hit a score of 139 and then bowled out an out of sorts Bangalore for just 108. James Franklin top-scored with with 41 off 29 balls while Raju Bhatkal finished on three for 21 from three overs.

The 12 teams that took part in the 2011 Champions League:

Champions League 2011 Format

The competition will decide who is effectively the best T20 Club side in the world and will begin with the group stage, comprising of two groups of five teams. The top two in each Group will advance to a knock out semi final, with the winner of Group A playing the Runners up in Group B and vice versa. The final which took place on the Sunday 9th October 2011.

2011 Groups:

Group A

Group B

Champions League 2011 Fixtures and Results

Fri Sep 23          
Group B - Royal Challengers Bangalore v Warriors - Warriors won by 3 wickets

Sat Sep 24          
Group A - Cape Cobras v New South Wales - Cape Cobras won by 7 wickets
Group A - Chennai Super Kings v Mumbai Indians - Mumbai Indians won by 3 wickets

Sun Sep 25          
Group B - Warriors v South Australia - Warriors won by 50 runs
Group B - Kolkata Knight Riders v Somerset - Somerset won by 5 wickets
    
Mon Sep 26          
Group A - Mumbai Indians v Trinidad & Tobago - Mumbain Indians won by 1 wicket

Tue Sep 27          
Group B - Kolkata Knight Riders v South Australia - South Australia won by 19 runs

Wed Sep 28          
Group A - New South Wales v Trinidad & Tobago - New South Wales won by Super Over
Group A - Chennai Super Kings v Cape Cobras - Chennai Super Kings won by 4 wickets

Thu Sep 29          
Group B - Kolkata Knight Riders v Royal Challengers Bangalore - Kolkata Knight Riders wons by 9 wickets

Fri Sep 30          
Group A - Mumbai Indians v Cape Cobras - No Result

Sat Oct 1          
Group B - Somerset v South Australia - No result
Group B - Kolkata Knight Riders v Warriors - Kolkata Knight Riders won by 22 runs
    
Sun Oct 2          
Group A - Mumbai Indians v New South Wales - New South Wales won by 5 wickets
Group A - Chennai Super Kings v Trinidad & Tobago - Trinidad and Tobago won by 12 runs

Mon Oct 3          
Group B - Royal Challengers Bangalore v Somerset - Bangalore Royal Challengers won by 51 runs

Tue Oct 4          
Group A - Cape Cobras v Trinidad & Tobago - Trinidad and Tobago won by 2 wickets
Group A - Chennai Super Kings v New South Wales - New South Wales won by 46 runs
    
Wed Oct 5          
Group B - Somerset v Warriors - Somerset won by 12 runs
Group B - Royal Challengers Bangalore v South Australia - Bangalore Royal Challengers won by 2 wickets
    
Fri Oct 7          
1st Semi-Final - Bangalore Royal Challengers v New South Wales - Royal Challengers Bangalore won by 6 wickets
    
Sat Oct 8          
2nd Semi-Final - Mumbai Indians v Somerset - Mumbai Indians won by 10 runs

Sun Oct 9          
Final - Mumbai Indians beat Royal Challengers Bangalore by 31 runs

Champions League History

The Inaugural Twenty20 Champions League took place in India during October 2009 and featured all the best domestic teams from around the world in a tournament format. The Champions League was a huge success with some fantastic matches watched by big crowds and in the end it was the NSW Blues who triumphed over Trinidad & Tobago in an enthralling final.