The new South African Twenty20 league SA20 completed its mega auction on September 19 ( Monday). It is known that six teams will be participating in the upcoming league, which is scheduled to play in January 2023. All six teams were owned by the IPL franchises.
Six teams that participated in the auction are: MI Cape Town (Reliance), Pretoria Capitals (JSW), Paarl Royals (Royals Sports Group), Durban Super Giants (RPG-Sanjiv Goenka), Johannesburg Super Kings (India Cements), Sunrisers Eastern Cape (Sunrisers Hyderabad owner Kaviya Maran), participated in the auctions on Monday.
In the SA20 league, South African batter and Mumbai Indians player Tristan Stubbs became the most expensive player with 4.1 crores (R9.2 million). Sun Group-owned Sunrisers Eastern Cape bought the Tristan Stubbs.
Stubbs has an outstanding strike rate of 160 in 34 T20 outings, with four half-centuries, including a top score of 72 in a T20I match against England earlier this year.
Tristan Stubbs-R 9.2 m (Rs 4.1 Crore) Sunrisers Eastern Cape
Rilee Rossouw-R 6.9 m (Rs 3.1 Crore) Pretoria Capitals
Marco Jansen-R 6.1 m ( Rs 2.7 crore) Sunrisers Eastern Cape
Wayne Parnell-R 5.6 m ( Rs 2.52 Crore) Pretoria Capitals
Sisada Magala-R 5.4 M Sunrisers Eastern Cape
Full SA20 T20 League Squads:
David Miller, Corbin Bosch, Jos Buttler, Obed McCoy, Lungi Ngidi, Tabraiz Shamsi, Jason Roy, Dane Vilas, Bjorn Fortuin, Wihan Lubbe, Ferisco Adams, Imraan Manack, Evan Jones, Ramon Simmonds, Mitchell van Buuren, Eoin Morgan, Codi Yusuf
Sunrisers Eastern Cape:
Aiden Markram, Ottneil Baartman, Marco Jansen, Tristan Stubbs, Sisanda Magala, Junaid Dawood, Mason Crane, Jon-Jon Smuts, Jordan Cox, Adam Rossington, Roelof van der Merwe, Marques Ackerman, James Fuller, Brydon Carse, Sarel Erwee, Aya Gqamane, Tom Abell
Anrich Nortje, Migael Pretorius, Rilee Rossouw, Phil Salt, Wayne Parnell, Josh Little, Shaun von Berg, Adil Rashid, Cameron Delport, Will Jacks, Theunis de Bruyn, Marco Marais, Kusal Mendis, Daryn Dupavillon, Jimmy Neesham, Eathan Bosch, Shane Dadswell
Durban Super Giants:
Quinton de Kock, Prenelan Subrayen, Jason Holder, Kyle Mayers, Reece Topley, Dwaine Pretorius, Heinrich Klaasen, Keemo Paul, Keshav Maharaj, Kyle Abbott, Junior Dala, Dilshan Madushanka, Johnson Charles, Matthew Breetzke, Christiaan Jonker, Wiaan Mulder, Simon Harmer
Johannesburg Super Kings:
Faf du Plessis, Gerald Coetzee, Maheesh Theekshana, Romario Shepherd, Harry Brook, Janneman Malan, Reeza Hendricks, Kyle Verreynne, George Garton, Alzarri Joseph, Leus du Plooy, Lewis Gregory, Lizaad Williams, Donavon Ferreira, Nandre Burger, Malusi Siboto, Caleb Seleka
MI Cape Town:
Kagiso Rabada, Dewald Brevis, Rashid Khan, Liam Livingstone, Sam Curran, Rassie van der Dussen, Ryan Rickelton, George Linde, Beuran Hendricks, Duan Jansen, Delano Potgieter, Grant Roelofsen, Wesley Marshall, Olly Stone, Waqar Salamkheil, Ziyaad Abharams, Odean Smith