ABOUT Global T-20 League
The T-20 league is an upcoming twenty 20 cricket Tournament to be held in South Africa starting from 3rd November, 2017.It is organized by the cricket south Africa.
The League comprises of the Eight teams that will be privately owned. The final match of the League will be held on 16th December,2017. The format of the tournament will be Double round robin league and playoffs.
All the eight teams participating in the league will be based in eight different cities of the South Africa.
The owners of the teams will go through a tender process which will be governed by the cricket south Africa.
Cricket south Africa said it has received applications from over 150 applicants who expressed their interest in the ownership of the teams both from South Africa and International parties.
The final announcement of the teams, grounds and owners was held at London. The eight teams which were finalized for the tournament were Benomi zalmi, Bloem City blazers, cape town knight riders, Durban Qalanders, Jo’byrg Giants, Nelson Mandela Bay Stars, Pretoria Mavericks and Stella Bosch kings.
Each team participating in the league can include up to five international players in the squad. Each team must play at least three international players on the field and maximum four international players at a time. The first match of the league will be held on 3rd November,2017.
The match will be played between cape town knight riders and Pretoria mavericks. The match will be played at Newlands, Cape town.
SQUADS AND TEAM PLAYERS FOR GLOBAL T20 LEAGUE, 2017
Benoni Zalmi Squad:
Quinton de Kock, Jason Roy, Albie Morkel, Wahab Riaz, Umar Akmal, Lungisani Ngidi, David Wiese, Eddie Leie, Petrus van Biljon, Leus du Plooy, Dillon du Preez, Dean Elgar, Mohammad Nawaz, George Linde, Rivaldo Moonsamy, Calvin Savage , Carmi le Roux, Tshepo Moreki
Bloem City Blazers Squad:
David Miller, Kieron Pollard, Chris Jordan, Dwayne Smith, Shaun von Berg, Aaron Phangiso, Morne van Wyk, Dane Paterson, Beuran Hendricks, Theunis de Bruyn, Ryan ten Doeschate, Clyde Fortuin, Rayad Emrit, Werner Coetsee, Yaseen Vallie, Keegan Petersen, Akhona Mnyaka, Janneman Malan
Cape Town Knight Riders Squad:
Jean-Paul Duminy, Chris Gayle, Dale Steyn, Adil Rashid, Tom Curran, Rassie van der Dussen , James Vince, Dwaine Pretorius, Jason Smith, Rudi Second, Rory Kleinveldt, Malusi Siboto, Denesh Ramdin, Senuran Muthusamy, Thomas Kaber, Dayyaan Galiem, Pieter Jacobus Malan, Aviwe Mgijima
Durban Qalandars Squad:
Hashim Amla, Eoin Morgan, Chris Morris, Sam Billings, Mitchell McClenaghan, Bjorn Fortuin, Mohammad Hafeez, Fakhar Zaman, Junior Dala, Qaasim Adams, Migael Pretorius, Nicky van den Bergh, Prenelan Subrayen, Kelly Smuts, Marques Ackerman, Daryn Miles Dupavillon, Mthokozisi Shezi, Cody Chetty
Joburg Giants Squad:
Kagiso Rabada, Brendon McCullum, Colin Ingram, Vernon Philander, Andile Phehlukwayo, Christiaan Jonker, Temba Bavuma, Patrick Kruger, Yasir Shah, Nicholas Pooran, Duanne Olivier, Jonathan Vandiar, Roelof van der Merwe, Andries Gous, Rabian Engelbrecht, Dane Piedt, Andre Malan, Zubayr Hamza
Nelson Mandela Bay Stars Squad:
Imran Tahir, Kevin Pietersen, JJ Smuts, Aiden Markram, Anwar Ali, Heinrich Klaasen, Junaid Khan, Dawid Malan, Sisanda Magala, Heino Kuhn, Andrew Birch, Colin Ackermann, Shadley van Schalkwyk, Sibonelo Makhanya, Wihan Lubbe, Grant Thomson, Lesiba Ngoepe, Ryan Rickelton
Pretoria Mavericks Squad:
AB de Villiers, Dwayne Bravo, Morne Morkel, Farhaan Behardien, Dane Vilas, Robbie Frylinck, Keshav Maharaj, Johan Botha, Vaughn van Jaarsveld, Steven Finn, Reeza Hendricks, Diego Rosier, Khaya Zondo, Eldred Hawken, Basheeru-Deen Walters, Stephan Myburgh, Tony de Zorzi, Kyle Nipper
Stellenbosch Monarchs Squad:
Faf du Plessis, Lasith Malinga, Alex Hales, Tabraiz Shamsi, Wayne Parnell, Imad Wasim, Henry Davids, Mangaliso Mosehle, Willem Mulder, Justin Ontong, Ryan McLaren, Brendan Taylor, Lizaad Williams , Jeevan Mendis, Rowan Richards, Craig Alexander, Grant Mokoena, Kyle Simmonds