CSA reveals De Villiers and Rabada involved in Mzansi Super League
Cricket South Africa has announced the details of its upcoming Mzansi Super League, a Twenty20 competition that will feature stars such as AB de Villiers, Kagiso Rabada and Faf du Plessis.
The new league, its six teams and several international players were confirmed on Monday following a prior announcement of the stadiums set to be used, with the tournament due to run for a month from November 16.
A player draft for stars including Chris Gayle, Dwayne Bravo and Eoin Morgan will take place on Wednesday, but six South Africa internationals have already been assigned their sides.
Hashim Amla will play for Durban Heat, Rabada for Jozi Stars, and De Villiers for Tshwane Spartans. Nelson Mandela Bay Giants have acquired Imran Tahir, with JP Duminy due to feature for Cape Town Blitz, and Du Plessis for Paarl Rocks.
Durban will have the first pick in the player draft as the league builds up to its inaugural campaign.
Exciting times coming up in the @MSL_T20.— Cricket South Africa (@OfficialCSA) October 15, 2018
The Proteas marquee players are:@amlahash - Durban Heat@KagisoRabada25 - Jozi Stars@ABdeVilliers17 - Tshwane Spartans
Imran Tahir - Neson Mandela Bay Giants@jpduminy21 - Cape Town Blitz@faf1307 – Paarl Rocks#MSLT20pic.twitter.com/CQAnmBppHY