30.1 C

South Africa’s T20 league finally got its name “SA20”; Player auction to start on September 19

South Africa’s new T20 league has got its name which is SA20. The league’s commissioner Graeme Smith announced the new name of the franchise- base T20 league. he further confirmed that the player auction will take place on September 19, in a press conference on Wednesday.

image 12 South Africa's T20 league finally got its name "SA20"; Player auction to start on September 19
Credits- Sky Sports

The six participating teams are owned by IPL franchises and they have also got some prominent signings, three teams have already announced their five acquisitions as a part of the direct-acquisition process. Graeme Smith is the commissioner of the SA20 league in July 2022. He admitted that this is South Africa’s other attempt of creating a T20 event after multiple failures.

This is what Smith had to say:

- Advertisement -TechnoSports Ad

“We selected a name for its simplicity and something that can be uniquely ours as we enter this new and exciting phase of cricket in South Africa. We hope it’s something people will enjoy and want to be a part of because it’s been a joy for us to create it.”

the former skipper of South Africa hinted at a probability of the Women’s version of the league but due to the ICC Women’s World Cup 2023 taking place in SA, the process may be delayed.

What are the six teams that are going to take part in SA20?

image 13 South Africa's T20 league finally got its name "SA20"; Player auction to start on September 19
credits- ThePrint
  1. CSK- owned Johannesburg Super Kings– Faf du Plessis, Moeen Ali, Maheesh Theekshana, Romario Shepherd, and Gerald Coetzee are going to be apart of the team.
  2. RSPG Group-owned RSPG Durban– Quinton de Kock, Jason Holder, Kyle Mayers, Reece Topley, and Prenelan Subrayen have been signed so far.
  3. Reliance Industries owned MI Cape Town– Rashid Khan, Liam Livingstone, Sam Curran, Kagiso Rabada, and Dewald Brevis to play be a part of the team.
  4. Paarl Royals, the sister franchise of Rajasthan Royals have signed four players– Jos Buttler, David Miller, Obed McCoy, and Corbin Bosch.
  5. Petoria Capitals– Anrich Nortje and Migael Pretorius are the two players who have been part of the team.
  6. Sunrisers Eastern Cape – This team features Aiden Markram and Ottniel Baartman.

Read more: Asia Cup 2022: India beats Hong kong by 40 runs, makes their place in Super 4

- Advertisement -Follow-Google-News


Meta Unveils Meta Quest 3, Competing Against Apple’s Upcoming Vision Pro

Meta, the parent company of Facebook, has unveiled its...

Happiest Travel Destinations in the World in 2023

Happiest Travel Destinations in the World as of 2023 Travelling...

Google Pixel 8 Series Design and Specifications Revealed Ahead of Official Launch

The Google Pixel 8 series, consisting of the standard...

Vicky Vidya Ka Woh Wala Video: Rajkummar Rao and Triptii Dimri Set to Bring ’90s Magic Back!

On September 28th, the versatile actor Rajkummar Rao took...

Don't miss

The Sleep Company [CPS] IN



Top 10 most expensive IPL team franchises in 2023

From IPL 2022, two new teams have been added to the Indian Premier League. Lucknow Super Giants and Gujarat Titans proved to be very...

Indian Cricket Team Schedule 2023: Everything you need to know about Team India’s schedule including the ODI World Cup and WTC final

Indian Cricket Team Schedule 2023 Virat Kohli and Co. ended the year 2022 on a great note as they solidified their second spot in the...

Top 10 active players with the most international centuries (28th September)

A century is vital for any cricketer in his career. Generally, a ton is essential in any game format as it increases the total...


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.