KCC T20 Challengers Cup 2024 starts on January 11: Where to watch – full schedule

Cricket enthusiasts in Kuwait are in for a treat as the much-anticipated KCC T20 Challengers Cup 2024 kicks off on January 11 and promises a thrilling cricket spectacle until its culmination on March 14. Organized by Kuwait Cricket (KC), this T20 tournament will see the participation of 24 teams, all vying for the coveted trophy.

Tournament Format and Teams

The participating teams are divided into four competitive groups, each consisting of six teams. Group A includes Afghan Tigers, KRM Panthers, Lexus, Osmani CC, MG Warriors, and Seazen Challengers. Meanwhile, Group B features Renegades, Kuwait Nationals, SBS CC, Friends XI, IB Cricket Club, and Rayan XI.

In Group C, cricket fans can look forward to witnessing the skills of CECC-B, GAT, Jeleeb Knight Riders, Kuwait Under-19, Stack CC XI, and Toyota TGS. Group D comprises Al Mulla Exchange-B, Al Sayer, Cochin Hurricanes, MEC Study Group, Noor CM Academy, and Super XI Strikers.

Tournament Structure

The teams will engage in a round-robin format within their respective groups, playing against each other once. The top two teams from each group will advance to the quarter-finals, where the intensity of the competition is expected to rise. The victorious teams from the quarter-finals will proceed to the semi-finals, setting the stage for the grand finale on March 14.

Venue and Previous Champions

All the high-octane matches of the KCC T20 Challengers Cup 2024 will unfold at the Sulabiya Cricket Ground in Al Jahra, Kuwait City. This venue is set to witness fierce battles, strategic plays, and cricketing brilliance as the teams vie for supremacy.

In the previous edition of the tournament, Noor CM Academy emerged victorious, clinching the title after a nail-biting Super Over against SBS CC in the 2023 final. The cricketing fraternity eagerly awaits to see if Noor CM Academy can defend their title or if a new champion will rise in the 2024 edition.

Live Streaming Details for Indian Viewers

For cricket enthusiasts in India who wish to catch all the live-action, the KCC T20 Challengers Cup 2024 will be available for live streaming on the FanCode app and website. However, there won’t be a live telecast of the tournament on any TV channel in India.

KCC T20 Challengers Cup 2024 schedule and live match start times

All match timings are in India Standard Time (IST)

DateMatchTime
Thu, Jan 11Stack CC XI vs Kuwait Under-1910:00 PM
Fri, Jan 12Noor CM Academy vs Super XI Strikers1:15 AM
Fri, Jan 12CECC-B vs Jeleeb Knight Riders10:30 AM
Fri, Jan 12KRM Panthers vs MG Warriors3:30 PM
Fri, Jan 12Osmani CC vs Lexus10:30 PM
Thu, Jan 18Super XI Strikers vs Al Sayer10:00 PM
Fri, Jan 19MEC Study Group vs Cochin Hurricanes1:15 AM
Fri, Jan 19Osmani CC vs Afghan Tigers10:00 AM
Fri, Jan 19Rayan XI vs Kuwait Nationals3:30 PM
Fri, Jan 19MG Warriors vs Seazen Challengers7:00 PM
Fri, Jan 19Lexus vs KRM Panthers10:30 PM
Thu, Jan 25Noor CM Academy vs Al Mulla Exchange-B10:00 PM
Fri, Jan 26MG Warriors vs Lexus1:15 AM
Fri, Jan 26Kuwait Under-19 vs GAT10:30 AM
Fri, Jan 26Kuwait Nationals vs SBC CC3:30 PM
Fri, Jan 26Renegades vs Rayan XI7:00 PM
Sat, Jan 27IB CC vs Friends XI12:30 AM
Sun, Jan 28Toyota TGS vs CECC-B10:30 PM
Thu, Feb 1MG Warriors vs Osmani CC10:00 PM
Thu, Feb 2Afghan Tigers vs Seazen Challengers1:15 AM
Thu, Feb 2CECC-B vs Kuwait Under-1910:30 AM
Thu, Feb 2Renegades vs Kuwait Nationals3:30 PM
Thu, Feb 2KRM Panthers vs Seazen Challengers7:00 PM
Thu, Feb 2Stack CC XI vs Jeleeb Knight Riders10:30 PM
Sun, Feb 4Noor CM Academy vs Cochin Hurricanes10:30 PM
Tue, Feb 6Kuwait Under-19 vs Toyota TGS10:30 PM
Thu, Feb 8Al Mulla Exchange – B vs Cochin Hurricanes10:00 PM
Fri, Feb 9IB CC vs SBC CC1:15 AM
Fri, Feb 9Lexus vs Afghan Tigers10:30 AM
Fri, Feb 9Kuwait Nationals vs Friends XI3:30 PM
Fri, Feb 9Al Sayer vs MEC Study Group10:30 PM
Sat, Feb 10Al Mulla Exchange – B vs Al Sayer10:30 PM
Sun, Feb 11Toyota TGS vs GAT10:30 PM
Mon, Feb 12Afghan Tigers vs KRM Panthers10:30 PM
Tue, Feb 13Rayan XI vs Friends XI10:30 PM
Wed, Feb 14Stack CC XI vs GAT10:30 PM
Thu, Feb 15Lexus vs Seazen Challengers10:00 PM
Fri, Feb 16Al Mulla Exchange – B vs MEC Study Group1:15 AM
Fri, Feb 16SBS CC vs Renegades10:30 AM
Fri, Feb 16Rayan XI vs IB CC3:30 PM
Fri, Feb 16Noor CM Academy vs Al Sayer7:00 PM
Fri, Feb 16GAT vs CECC-B10:30 PM
Sat, Feb 17Kuwait Under-19 vs Jeleeb Knight Riders10:30 PM
Sun, Feb 18SBS CC vs Friends XI10:30 PM
Mon, Feb 19Stack CC XI vs Toyota TGS10:30 PM
Tue, Feb 20IB CC vs Renegades10:30 PM
Wed, Feb 21GAT vs Jeleeb Knight Riders10:30 PM
Thu, Feb 22Renegades vs Friends XI10:00 PM
Fri, Feb 23CECC-B vs Stack CC XI1:15 AM
Fri, Feb 23Super XI Strikers vs Al Sayer10:30 AM
Fri, Feb 23MEC Study Group vs Noor CM Academy3:30 PM
Fri, Feb 23Osmani CC vs Seazen Challengers7:00 PM
Fri, Feb 23Toyota TGS vs Jeleeb Knight Riders10:30 PM

As the cricketing fever grips Kuwait, fans can anticipate an enthralling tournament filled with exciting matches, outstanding performances, and perhaps a few surprises along the way. The KCC T20 Challengers Cup 2024 promises to be a celebration of cricket, uniting teams and fans in the spirit of the game.