De Villiers, Rabada, du Plessis among marquee players for Mzansi Super League

Cricket South Africa has presented teams and players from South Africa for the upcoming MZansi Super League, the new T20 league from South Africa. The participation of AB de Villiers, Hashim Amla, Kagiso Rabada, Imran Tahir, JP Duminy and Faf du Plessis has been confirmed, and CSA has also announced the players of the T20 for the player's draft on Wednesday.

Each of the southern marquees The signings from Africa will represent a different franchise in the city: de Villiers will play for Tshwane Spartans, Amla for Durban Heat, Rabada for Jozi Stars, Tahir for Nelson Mandela Bay Giants, Duminy for Cape Town Blitz and du Plessis for Paarl Rocks.

"It was a thorough and well-audited process that led to the six winning offers from our members, as well as to the collective contribution of all the stakeholders involved, which led to the final names and logos that we also had to do." We fulfilled our objectives for this event, "said CSA Executive Director Thabang Moroe.

" What was clear throughout this final process was that they are completely new entities and names that will operate separately from the current one. fr anchoring equipment. We welcome the six new additions to the South African and international cricket family. "

Durban Heat will have the first pick in the player's draft on October 17, and will have the option of choosing some of the most recognizable names in the game. T20 franchise cricket Chris Gayle, Dwayne Bravo, Eoin Morgan, Rashid Khan, Jason Roy and Dawid Malan were announced as part of the international draft.

"We have received requests from more than 200 international players who expressed interest in playing in this inaugural tournament and they will have their names in front of the Player Draft process on Wednesday, "said Moroe. Challenges were expected in the process, of course, with some players available for a particular period due to other cricket engagement strikes elsewhere, including our Proteas, who also have to comply with our trip to Australia for an international series of one day. "

The stadiums that will host each of the teams were announced last week, and the side Players will play a total of 32 games, both local and away, for a period of one month from November 16. The CEOs of the organizations that operate on the grounds (Newlands, Wanderers, Kingsmead, St George's Park, Boland Park and SuperSport Park) will be the de facto managers of the teams assigned their own training staff.

The MSL will start the day before the South African tour to Australia concludes with a unique T20I in Carrara Oval, but the CSA confirmed the participation of South Africa. res


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