The Champions League T20 main draw will have four IPL teams after all.
The Sunrisers Hyderabad booked their place in the main tournament with another imperious win - their second straight - this time over the Faisalabad Wolves with the Otago Volts, who beat Kandurata Maroons earlier, joining the IPL side.
Both the Sunrisers and Otago have looked quite good over the first two days and it will be interesting to see if they can carry on that form when they come up against the more seasoned sides.
The Sunrisers and Otago now meet on Friday in what has now proved to be an academic match with both having qualified.
In the second match of the day, Shikhar Dhawan was at his elegant best yet again in Mohali on Wednesday.
After romping home against Kandurata on Tuesday, Dhawan and co. barely put a foot wrong, easing past Faisalabad by seven wickets.
Dhawan scored 59 from 50 balls with the Sunrisers romping to the target of 128 in just 17.3 overs, eventually finishing on 131 for three.
Misbah-ul-Haq had earlier bailed his team out with an assured half-century, helping his side to 127 for five. But the total was never going to be enough against this Sunrisers top order, with the Hyderabad side making the target look quite easy.
Dhawan and Parthiv Patel (23, 21b, 3x4) got off to a sound start again with Dhawan looking in imperious form as he has all season for both club and country.
There were now those all too familiar cover drives and cuts on full view as the Sunrisers barely gave Faisalabad a sniff.
Patel fell with the score on 68 in the ninth over - pulling one straight to Khurram Shehzad at midwicket off Ehsan Adil.
Dhawan (59, 50b, 6x4, 1x6) barely batted an eyelid and looked to be keen on finishing the match off quickly, allying for 44 runs with J.P. Duminy, when he played on to Imran Khalid.
Khalid then quickly picked up Biplab Samantray, but it was too little too late as Duminy and Darren Sammy scored the rest of the runs comfortably to book their place in the main draw.
The first innings was the same old story again with Misbah-Ul-Haq the lone ranger and the primary reason behind Faisalabad even getting past 120.
Ammar Mahmood and Ali Waqas opened the innings, with the former in particular playing a few agricultural shots in the first few overs in a bid to set the tone and build some forward momentum.
However, the Sunrisers bowlers were in their groove as well and despite conceding some boundaries, the run rate did not go too far ahead of six.
The first wicket fell in the eighth over with Amit Mishra, given only one over in the first match, enticing a big shot from Waqas (16, 21b, 2x4) which fell kindly to Ashish Reddy in the deep.
Sunrisers' second leg spinner came in and he also struck in his first over - Asif Ali trapped in front of the stumps.
The onus was yet again on Misbah, who came in at a crucial time with Faisalabad desperately needing a steady head.
The skipper provided just that, scoring a brisk 56 from 40 deliveries, which included an impressive five sixes.
Ammar Mahmood was struggling at the other end and it came as no surprise when the opener was dismissed with Darren Sammy picking up his first scalp.
Batsmen came and went quickly at the other end as Misbah continued to impress, using the long handle to good effect.
The Pakistan side managed just 35 runs in the crucial final five overs as they crawled to their first innings total.