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#1008218 - Mon Sep 02 2013 05:06 AM Results & Standings .. Twenty20 CL
srini701 Offline
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Twenty20 Champions League 2013 in India, September 17-October 6

The Fifth edition of the T20 Champions League cricket takes place in India this year between September 17 and October 6.

You don't need any cricketing know-how to take part in this slam-bang comp. All we do is toss a coin (or throw a dart) and pick the winners for each match. No bankers to pull you down, but bonus points if you are the sole tipper of a match. Best of all, it's not a long competition and it's all over in less than a month.

illiniman14 is the defending champion in our comp and previous winners include gtho4 (2009), paper_aero (2010) and Sypher (2011). Ozzz2002 has been on the podium two years running now. Can he make it 3 podium finishes in a row this year?

Put your name down here if you would like to take part so I know you will be there.

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Format:

Qualifiers: Kandurata Maroons (Sri Lanka); Otago (New Zealand); Faisalabad Wolves (Pakistan); Sunrisers Hyderabad (India)

Main tournament: 2 groups of 5 teams playing each other in league format (10 matches per group) followed by semis and finals.

Group A: Rajasthan Royals (India); Mumbai Indians (India); Lions (South Africa); Perth Scorchers (Australia); Qualifier 1

Group B: Chennai Super Kings (India); Titans (South Africa); Brisbane Heat (Australia); Trinidad & Tobago (West Indies); Qualifier 2

Note: Defending Champions Sydney Sixers did not qualify for this edition, while England pulled out altogether


Edited by gtho4 (Tue Sep 17 2013 05:04 PM)

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#1008222 - Mon Sep 02 2013 05:17 AM Re: Champions League Twenty20 2013 .. Sign-up Sheet [Re: srini701]
BxBarracuda Offline
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I'm in, looks like a lot more new faces than usual this year in the competition.


Edited by BxBarracuda (Mon Sep 02 2013 05:18 AM)

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#1008227 - Mon Sep 02 2013 05:28 AM Re: Champions League Twenty20 2013 .. Sign-up Sheet [Re: BxBarracuda]
srini701 Offline
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Registered: Wed Jan 04 2006
Posts: 7964
Loc: Hyderabad India           
Originally Posted By: BxBarracuda
I'm in, looks like a lot more new faces than usual this year in the competition.


As I was preparing the posts I realized most of last year's teams are out! And I have NO clue about this year's teams (other than the Indian ones) ...should be a crazy and open comp, as usual smile
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#1008243 - Mon Sep 02 2013 07:30 AM Re: Champions League Twenty20 2013 .. Sign-up Sheet [Re: srini701]
ozzz2002 Offline
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Count me in, too.
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#1008247 - Mon Sep 02 2013 07:51 AM Re: Champions League Twenty20 2013 .. Sign-up Sheet [Re: srini701]
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Loc: Sydney oz downunder           
ditto, add another one to the list

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#1008260 - Mon Sep 02 2013 09:42 AM Re: Champions League Twenty20 2013 .. Sign-up Sheet [Re: srini701]
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Bet on India to win everything !! Count me In !!
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#1008278 - Mon Sep 02 2013 11:01 AM Re: Champions League Twenty20 2013 .. Sign-up Sheet [Re: srini701]
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Posts: 12429
Loc: New South Wales Australia
I'm in

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#1008285 - Mon Sep 02 2013 11:57 AM Re: Champions League Twenty20 2013 .. Sign-up Sheet [Re: srini701]
paper_aero Offline
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Trying to toss a dart for this one
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#1011622 - Sat Sep 21 2013 10:50 AM Re: Results & Standings .. Twenty20 CL [Re: srini701]
srini701 Offline
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Registered: Wed Jan 04 2006
Posts: 7964
Loc: Hyderabad India           

1
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Champions League T20, 2013
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Round 1




Faisalabad Wolves 139/8 Lost to Otago Volts142/2
Kandurata Maroons 168/3 Lost to Sunrisers Hyderabad 174/2 ... wwe84
Kandurata Maroons 154/9 Lost to Otago Volts 157/4
Faisalabad Wolves 127/5 Lost to Sunrisers Hyderabad 131/3 ... ozzz2002
Faisalabad Wolves 146/6 Beat Kandurata Maroons 136/7 ... srini701, George95
Sunrisers Hyderabad 143/5 Lost to Otago Volts 144/5 ... srini701 smilee


Tipping Comp Standings
  position                     points
----- ----- ---------------
TW LW hi-lo LW TW pts TBP
----- ----- --------------- hf ws
1 - 1-1 illiniman14 b -- 5 6 1 1
1 - 1-1 Howie72 b -- 5 6 1 1
3 - 3-3 BxBarracuda -- 4 4
3 - 3-3 gtho4 -- 4 4
3 - 3-3 srini701 s -- 3 4 1 1
6 - 6-6 George95 -- 3 3 1
6 - 6-6 ozzz2002 -- 3 3 1
6 - 6-6 paper_aero -- 3 3 1
6 - 6-6 Sypher -- 3 3 1
6 - 6-6 wwe84 -- 3 3 1
Late Starters (if any) 3
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weekly winner --/-- 5/6 5/6
wooden spoon --/-- 3/6 3/6

b = bonus for (near) perfect picks (6/6 or 5/6)
s = sole pick bonus (or 2 of 12)
default = wooden spoon score



Weekly Leader

1. +1 illiniman14, Howie72
2.
3.
4.
5.





week   Hall of Fame                                            Wooden Spoon


1. 5/6 illiniman14, Howie72 3/6 srini701, George95, ozzz2002,
paper_aero, Sypher, wwe84
2.
3.
4.
5.


10 of us have returned for the latest edition of the Champions League T20. This is one tipping comp we have been managing to have ever since the competition's inception smile No-shows from last year are doomed, LeoDaVinci and N-Bomb.

Defending champion illiniman14 is off to a flier along with Howie72. Both picked 5 of the 6 qualifiers and also snagged a bonus point each for their efforts.

srini701 landed a spoon with 5 others, but had the consolation of winning the first sole pick bonus for this year smile

Otago Volts won all 3 of their matches and have stretched their T20 winning streak to 13 consecutive matches now! Sunrisers Hyderabad won their first two matches and the main tournament will now have 4 Indian teams, while Sri Lanka and Pakistan will have no representation this year.
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#1012197 - Wed Sep 25 2013 01:38 AM Re: Results & Standings .. Twenty20 CL [Re: srini701]
srini701 Offline
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Registered: Wed Jan 04 2006
Posts: 7964
Loc: Hyderabad India           

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Champions League T20, 2013
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Round 2




Mumbai Indians 142/7 Lost to Rajasthan Royals 148/3 ... gtho4, BxB, srini701
Trinidad & Tobago 135/9 Beat Brisbane Heat 110
Titans 185/5 Lost to Chennai Super Kings 187/6 ... Everybody!
Lions v Perth Scorchers - No result (abandoned with a toss)
Mumbai Indians v Otago - Match abandoned without a ball bowled
Titans 123 Beat Brisbane Heat 119
Trinidad & Tobago 160/8 Lost to Sunrisers Hyderabad 164/6 ... gtho4, BxB, srini701


Tipping Comp Standings
  position                     points
----- ----- ---------------
TW LW hi-lo LW TW pts TBP
----- ----- --------------- hf ws
1 3 1-3 BxBarracuda b 4 6 11 1 1
1 3 1-3 srini701 b 4 6 11 2 1 1
3 1 1-3 illiniman14 6 4 10 1 1
4 1 1-4 Howie72 6 2 8 1 1 1
4 3 3-4 gtho4 4 4 8
6 6 6-6 George95 3 4 7 1
7 6 6-7 ozzz2002 3 3 6 1
7 6 6-7 paper_aero 3 3 6 1
7 6 6-7 Sypher 3 3 6 1
10 6 6-10 wwe84 3 2 5 2

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weekly winner 5/6 6/7 11/13
wooden spoon 3/6 2/7 5/13

b = bonus for (near) perfect picks (6/6 or 5/6)
s = sole pick bonus (or 2 of 12)
default = wooden spoon score



Weekly Leader

1. +1 illiniman14, Howie72
2. +1 BxBarracuda, srini701
3.
4.
5.





week   Hall of Fame                                            Wooden Spoon


1. 5/6 illiniman14, Howie72 3/6 srini701, George95, ozzz2002,
paper_aero, Sypher, wwe84
2. 6/7 BxBarracuda, srini701 2/7 Howie72, wwe84
3.
4.
5.


Brisbane Heat twice failed to chase low scores, Rajasthan Royals continue to win at their home, Sunrisers Hyderabad surprised Trinidad & Tobago and Chennai Super Kings easily chased down a massive score. Two matches (at the same venue on the same day) were totally washed out. That, in a nutshell was our first round here.

Have decided to award 1 point to everybody for the washed out matches. srini701 and BxBarracuda picked the rest of the lot to vault to the top.

Howie and wwe84 picked only a solitary match each this round and took home the spoons.

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"It takes time for a fruit to mature and acquire sweetness and become eatable; time is a prime factor for most good fortunes" -- Atharva Veda


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#1013053 - Sun Sep 29 2013 11:56 PM Re: Results & Standings .. Twenty20 CL [Re: srini701]
srini701 Offline
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Registered: Wed Jan 04 2006
Posts: 7964
Loc: Hyderabad India           

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Champions League T20, 2013
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Round 3




Otago Volts 242/4 Beat Perth Scorchers 180/6
Rajasthan Royals 183/5 Beat Highveld Lions 153/9 ...wwe84
Chennai Super Kings 202/4 Beat Sunrisers Hyderabad 190/7 ...wwe84
Highveld Lions 140/5 Lost to Mumbai Indians 141/3 ...Everybody!
Sunrisers Hyderabad 145/7 Lost to Titans 147/2...gtho4, paper, BxB
Brisbane Heat 137/7 Lost to Chennai Super Kings 140/2 ... gtho4


Tipping Comp Standings
  position                     points
----- ----- ---------------
TW LW hi-lo LW TW pts TBP
----- ----- --------------- hf ws
1 1 1-3 srini701 b 11 6 18 3 2 1
2 1 1-3 BxBarracuda b 11 5 17 2 1
3 3 1-3 illiniman14 b 10 5 16 2 1
4 4 1-4 Howie72 b 8 6 15 2 2 1
5 6 5-6 George95 b 7 6 14 1 1 1
6 6 6-7 ozzz2002 b 6 5 12 1 1
6 6 6-7 paper_aero b 6 5 12 1 1
6 6 6-7 Sypher b 6 5 12 1 1
9 3 3-9 gtho4 8 3 11 1
10 10 6-10 wwe84 5 3 8 3

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weekly winner 6/7 6/6 17/19
wooden spoon 2/7 3/6 8/19

b = bonus for (near) perfect picks (6/6 or 5/6)
s = sole pick bonus (or 2 of 12)
default = wooden spoon score



Weekly Leader

1. +1 illiniman14, Howie72
2. +1 BxBarracuda, srini701
3. +1 srini701
4.
5.





week   Hall of Fame                                            Wooden Spoon


1. 5/6 illiniman14, Howie72 3/6 srini701, George95, ozzz2002,
paper_aero, Sypher, wwe84
2. 6/7 BxBarracuda, srini701 2/7 Howie72, wwe84
3. 6/6 George95, srini701, Howie72 3/6 gtho4, wwe84
4.
5.


Other than the 2 spooners (gtho4 and wwe84), everybody landed a bonus point this round for perfect or near-perfect picks as we picked over 81% of the matches!

srini701, george95 and Howie72 take the honors for the round. There's still nothing to separate paper_aero, ozzz2002 and Sypher after 3 rounds, as the 3 men continue to sail in the same boat despite having different picks!

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"It takes time for a fruit to mature and acquire sweetness and become eatable; time is a prime factor for most good fortunes" -- Atharva Veda


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#1013685 - Thu Oct 03 2013 12:43 AM Re: Results & Standings .. Twenty20 CL [Re: srini701]
srini701 Offline
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Registered: Wed Jan 04 2006
Posts: 7964
Loc: Hyderabad India           

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Champions League T20, 2013
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Round 4




Lions 167/4 tied with Otago 167/7 -- Match tied (Otago won the one-over eliminator)
Perth Scorchers 120 Lost to Rajasthan Royals 121/1 ...wwe84
Trinidad & Tobago 188/6 Beat Titans 153/6 (17/17 ov, target: 160)...gtho4, BxB, ozzz
Brisbane Heat v Sunrisers Hyderabad - Match abandoned without a ball bowled
Otago 139/7 Lost to Rajasthan Royals 142/6 ...wwe84, Howie72
Perth Scorchers 149/6 Lost to Mumbai Indians 152/4 ... Everybody!
Chennai Super Kings 118 Lost to Trinidad & Tobago 119/2 ... wwe84 smilee


Tipping Comp Standings
  position                     points
----- ----- ---------------
TW LW hi-lo LW TW pts TBP
----- ----- --------------- hf ws
1 1 1-3 srini701 18 4 22 3 2 1
2 2 1-3 BxBarracuda 17 4 21 2 1
3 3 1-3 illiniman14 16 3 19 2 1
4 4 1-4 Howie72 15 3 18 2 2 1
4 5 5-6 George95 14 4 18 1 1 1
6 9 3-9 gtho4 b 11 5 16 1 1 1
6 6 6-7 ozzz2002 12 4 16 1 1
6 6 6-7 paper_aero 12 4 16 1 1
6 6 6-7 Sypher 12 3 15 1 1
10 10 6-10 wwe84 s 8 2 11 4

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weekly winner 6/6 5/7 22/26
wooden spoon 3/6 2/7 10/26

b = bonus for (near) perfect picks (6/6 or 5/6)
s = sole pick bonus (or 2 of 12)
default = wooden spoon score



Weekly Leader

1. +1 illiniman14, Howie72
2. +1 BxBarracuda, srini701
3. +1 srini701
4. +1 srini701
5.





week   Hall of Fame                                            Wooden Spoon


1. 5/6 illiniman14, Howie72 3/6 srini701, George95, ozzz2002,
paper_aero, Sypher, wwe84
2. 6/7 BxBarracuda, srini701 2/7 Howie72, wwe84
3. 6/6 George95, srini701, Howie72 3/6 gtho4, wwe84
4. 5/7 gtho4 2/7 wwe84
5.


One match was washed out this round, reducing the numbers of scoring matches to 6...gtho4 picked all but one to win the round's honors and a bonus point for his effort.

wwe84 decided to complete this year's tournament all dressed in red as he picks up a fourth spoon in a row, but he at least has the satisfaction of winning a sole pick bonus for picking Trinidad to beat a rampaging Chennai Super Kings.

That last result means Rajasthan Royals, who have been unbeaten at home for over 13 matches now, hosts Chennai Super Kings in the first semi-finals, while a resurgent Mumbai Indians mad takes on Trinidad & Tobago in the other semi-finals at Delhi, both on Friday, October 4.
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"It takes time for a fruit to mature and acquire sweetness and become eatable; time is a prime factor for most good fortunes" -- Atharva Veda


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#1014399 - Mon Oct 07 2013 12:18 AM Re: Results & Standings .. Twenty20 CL [Re: srini701]
srini701 Offline
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Registered: Wed Jan 04 2006
Posts: 7964
Loc: Hyderabad India           

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Champions League T20, 2013
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Round 5 *FINAL*




1st Semi-Final: Rajasthan Royals 159/8 Beat Chennai Super Kings 145/8 ... Sypher, paper_aero

2nd Semi-Final: Trinidad & Tobago 153/5 Lost to Mumbai Indians 157/4 ... gtho4, ozzz2002

Final: Mumbai Indians 202/6 Beat Rajasthan Royals 169 ... Sypher, wwe84, srini701, George95, illiniman14, Howie72 smilee



Tipping Comp Standings
  position                     points
----- ----- ---------------
TW LW hi-lo LW TW pts TBP
----- ----- --------------- hf ws
1 1 1-3 srini701 22 4+3 29 3 3 1
2 3 1-3 illiniman14 19 4+3 26 2 2
3 2 1-3 BxBarracuda 21 4+1 26 2 1
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4 4 1-4 Howie72 18 4+3 25 2 3 1
4 4 5-6 George95 18 4+3 25 1 2 1
6 6 3-9 gtho4 17 2+1 20 1 1 1
6 7 6-7 Sypher 15 2+3 20 1 1
8 6 6-8 ozzz2002 16 2+0 18 1 2
8 6 6-8 paper_aero 16 2+0 18 1 2
8 10 6-10 wwe84 11 4+3 18 1 4

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weekly winner 5/7 7/7 29/33
wooden spoon 2/7 2/7 12/33

* 2 points for each right tip for semis
* 3 for correct tip of winner; 1 for reaching finals
* No perfect picks bonus this round since finals was not a tip but a 'prediction'

b = bonus for (near) perfect picks (6/6 or 5/6)
s = sole pick bonus (or 2 of 12)
default = wooden spoon score



Weekly Leader

1. +1 illiniman14, Howie72
2. +1 BxBarracuda, srini701
3. +1 srini701
4. +1 srini701
5. +3 srini701





week   Hall of Fame                                            Wooden Spoon


1. 5/6 illiniman14, Howie72 3/6 srini701, George95, ozzz2002,
paper_aero, Sypher, wwe84
2. 6/7 BxBarracuda, srini701 2/7 Howie72, wwe84
3. 6/6 George95, srini701, Howie72 3/6 gtho4, wwe84
4. 5/7 gtho4 2/7 wwe84
5. 7/7 srini701, illiniman14, George95,
Howie72, wwe84 2/7 paper_aero, ozzz2002


Rajasthan Royals defended their fortress of Jaipur in the semifinals against Chennai Super Kings, but once they stepped out of it, they were mere mortals in the finals! Despite a spirited chase, they were always going to fall short if there was one tight over. Mumbai Indians put up a massive 200 on the board and succesfully defended it, completing a "double" of both IPL and the Champions League for 2013 mad

srini701 became the fifth different winner of this competition here by picking the last round, along with four others.

illiniman14 was one of the 5 who picked the last round and he pips BxBarracuda for the second spot on tie-break (more HoFs). BxB would have won the title outright if his pick of Rajasthan had come off...but it didn't, so he settles for the bronze this year smile

After a spoon in every round so far, wwe84 did NOT finish the comp with one! paper and ozzz shared the spoon for the final round and finish a listless comp for themselves.

Thank you all for playing this short, snappy tournament. Hoping to see all/most of you when the season-long World Cricket tipping comp begins again in November...

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"It takes time for a fruit to mature and acquire sweetness and become eatable; time is a prime factor for most good fortunes" -- Atharva Veda


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#1014420 - Mon Oct 07 2013 02:15 AM Re: Results & Standings .. Twenty20 CL [Re: srini701]
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Nicely run, and won, Srini!
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#1014454 - Mon Oct 07 2013 05:48 AM Re: Results & Standings .. Twenty20 CL [Re: srini701]
BxBarracuda Offline
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Posts: 5117
Loc: Bronx
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Well done srini & illiniman.

Thanks for running it srini, great job.


Edited by BxBarracuda (Mon Oct 07 2013 05:50 AM)

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