CSA T20 League Player Auction – Cricket South Africa League: Contrary to reports that Cricket South Africa is struggling to sign big…
CSA T20 League Player Auction – Cricket South Africa League: Contrary to reports that Cricket South Africa is struggling to sign big players for their T20 League, the organizers have claimed big signings have been made. According to LEAGUE Commissioner Graeme Smith CSAT20 League has signed 30 marquee players from all around the world. The names will soon be revealed according to Smith and will be made available to the six franchises. Follow cricket NEWS and LIVE updates with InsideSport.IN
What is CSA claiming?
- The teams will be able to sign players from a world-class pool made up of some of the best local and international cricketers.
- Over 30 marquee international players have already been signed by the League, with the numbers set to increase as players enter the auction taking place in the next few weeks.
- This is in addition to all contracted Proteas and domestic players who have committed to the League.
CSA T20 League Player Auction: League commissioner Graeme Smith claims, ’30 marquee international players signed, player auction coming soon’: Follow LIVE UPDATES
Cricket South Africa League: The six franchises will have a squad of 17 players, and will be able to pre-sign up to five players made up of three international players, one Proteas player and one uncapped South African player prior to the auction.
CSA T20 League: Who are marquee players?
- Jason Roy
- Jos Buttler
- Eoin Morgan
- Liam Livingstone
- Moeen Ali
- Niroshan Dickwella
- Sam Curran
Amongst South Africans, David Miller, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje besides others are marquee players.
“This is an important milestone for the League,” League Commissioner, Graeme Smith commented. “Having world-class South African players playing with some of best cricketers around the world makes for some outstanding cricket.
I’m mostly excited for the young and upcoming talent in our cricket pipeline. They will get to rub shoulders with some experienced and talented players which will no doubt inspire and help them to raise their own game.
“The League’s priority is to help strengthen our domestic cricket structures while putting on an exciting and entertaining cricketing showpiece,” Smith continued.
“Our player regulations have been thoughtfully drafted in consultation with the franchises and everyone is ready to get going. We’re looking forward to seeing how the teams match up and how the franchises will build their squads.”
Players from across a host of countries have expressed their interest to be a part of the League and are currently being signed up for the 2023 season and beyond.
“We are delighted with the interest from the player community and are onboarding players with the support from the cricket boards. I’m looking forward to welcoming players from all regions across the cricketing world,” Smith ended.