Curtain raiser: Clash of titans as CLT20 enter main stage

The Champions League T20 this year is due to start with a bang as the big boys of Indian Premier League, Kolkata Knight Riders and Delhi Daredevils, clash in their opening game on Saturday.

updated: October 12, 2012 15:17 IST
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Johannesburg: After their not so memorable outing in the just-concluded ICC World T20 in Sri Lanka, it will be a test of character for the Indian boys in the Champions League Twenty20 which enters the business stage from tomorrow.

There are four Indian Premier League teams in the fray in the cash-rich tournament, including defending champions Mumbai Indians (MI) and this season's IPL winners Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR). The other two IPL sides are Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Delhi Daredvils (DD).

But the interesting to watch in the tournament will be the desperation of the Indian cricketers, who will be eager to erase the scars of their Super Eight elimination in the Twenty20 World Cup.

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