South Africa’s own T20 league Mzansi Super League started on 16 November and is scheduled to finish on 16 December 2018. But a lot of cricket fans don’t really know about this T20 league! Lets Find out what is Mzansi Super League and who are playing in it and where can you watch!
What is Mzansi Super League?
According to wikipedia, The 2018 Mzansi Super League is the inaugural edition of the Mzansi Super League (MSL) Twenty20 (T20) franchise cricket tournament, to be held in South Africa. Which is apt for any T20 league considering how many of them we are watching now! But this has given a chance to young South African players to showcase their talent in the world stage and possibly get a place in the national team!
How many Teams in Mzansi Super League?
In the first edition of Mzansi Super League 6 teams are taking part and these 6 teams are,
Cape Town Blitz
Nelson Mandela Bay Giants
Famous Players in Mzansi Super League
All the T20 stars you know from different leagues and national teams in the world, are playing in this league! Superstars like Gayle, Bravo, Rashid Khan, Jason Roy, De Villiers, Eoin Morgan and many more are taking part in this league!
Check out All the teams and their Full Squad in Mzansi Super League
Cape Town Blitz: Farhaan Behardien (c) Quinton de Kock Dawid Malan Andile Phehlukwayo Dale Steyn Samuel Badree Asif Ali Anrich Nortje Janneman Malan Malusi Siboto George Linde Ferisco Adams Jason Smith Sibonelo Makhanya Kyle Verreynne Dane Piedt Mohammad Nawaz Hussain Talat David Bedingham
Durban Heat: Albie Morkel (c) Hashim Amla Rashid Khan David Miller Heinrich Klaasen Kyle Abbott Keshav Maharaj Khaya Zondo Marchant de Lange Vernon Philander Brandon Mavuta Temba Bavuma Morne van Wyk Okuhle Cele Sarel Erwee Tladi Bokako Prenelan Subrayen
Jozi Stars: Dane Vilas (c) Kagiso Rabada Chris Gayle Rassie van der Dussen Dan Christian Beuran Hendricks Reeza Hendricks Dwaine Pretorius Eddie Leie Pite van Biljon Duanne Olivier Ryan Rickelton Sinethemba Qeshile Simon Harmer Calvin Savage Alfred Mothoa Nono Pongolo Delano Potgieter
Nelson Mandela Bay Giants: JJ Smuts (c) Imran Tahir Jason Roy Chris Morris Junior Dala Christiaan Jonker Aaron Phangiso Ben Duckett Sisanda Magala Ryan McLaren Heino Kuhn Marco Marais Dyllan Matthews Lizaad Williams Rudi Second Carmi le Roux Wihan Lubbe
Paarl Rocks: Faf du Plessis (c) Dwayne Bravo Tabraiz Shamsi Dane Paterson Aiden Markram Mangaliso Mosehle Bjorn Fortuin Vaughn van Jaarsveld Grant Thomson Paul Stirling Tshepo Moreki Henry Davids Cameron Delport Eathan Bosch Patrick Kruger Kerwin Mungroo David Wiese Michael Klinger
Tshwane Spartans: AB de Villiers (c) Eoin Morgan Lungi Ngidi Robbie Frylinck Jeevan Mendis Theunis de Bruyn Rory Kleinveldt Sean Williams Gihahn Cloete Lutho Sipamla Tony de Zorzi Dean Elgar Andrew Birch Sikandar Raza Shaun von Berg Eldred Hawken Rilee Rossouw Corbin Bosch