New Delhi, Nov 23 (UNI) Delhi Jets will take on Chandigarh Lions in the opening match of the Indian Cricket League's (ICL) inaugural Twenty20 tournament starting in Panchkula, near Chandigarh from November 30.
Six teams -- Mumbai Champs, Kolkata Tigers, Delhi Jets, Chennai Superstars, Chandigarh Lions and Hyderabad Heroes -- that include fresh cricketing talent from various corners of the country along with seasoned international players, will be playing against one another.
The matches will be played at Tau Devi Lal Sports Complex, Sector 3, with the final scheduled for December 16.
Kapil Dev, chairman of ICL's executive board, said, ''The match schedule offers cricket fans great excitement on all days, starting November 30. We look forward to seeing some fantastic action by the combined pool of some of the best players in the world and fresh cricketing talent in India.'' Fixtures: Novenber 30: Chandigarh Lions vs. Delhi Jets.
December 01: Chennai Superstars vs. Kolkata Tigers; Mumbai Champs vs. Hyderabad Heroes.
December 02: Delhi Jets vs. Hyderabad Heroes; Chandigarh Lions vs.
December 03: Mumbai Champs vs. Chennai Superstars December 05: Hyderbad Heroes vs. Chandigarh Lions December 07: Mumbai Champs vs. Delhi Jets December 08: Chennai Superstars vs. Chandigarh Lions; Delhi Jets vs.
Kolkata Tigers December 09: Hyderabad Heroes vs. Chennai Superstars; Mumbai Champs vs. Chandigarh Lions.
December 10: Mumbai Champs vs. Kolkata Tigers December 12: Chennai Superstars vs. Delhi Jets; Hyderbad Heroes vs.
Kolkata Tigers December 14: Semi-final I.
December 15: 5/6 classification; Semi-final II December 16: 3/4 classification; Final.