Three groups of nine teams each. Each team will play eight matches at the League stage.
Three teams from Groups A and B, and two from Group C, will qualify for the Knockout phase.
The quarter-finals, semi-finals and final will be five-day games.
If in the Knockout phase, a result on first innings is not obtained at the end of the fifth day, then the match will be extended into a sixth day.
If a result on first innings is not obtained even at the end of the sixth day, then the winner will be decided by the spin of the coin.
Outright win ' Six points
Innings win/win by 10 wickets ' One bonus point
Tie on both innings ' Three points each
First Innings lead but no outright win ' Three points
Loss on first innings ' One point
Tie on first innings without outright result ' One point each
Outright loss ' No point
First innings results not achieved, with or without weather interference ' One point each