CSA reveals De Villiers and Rabada involved in Mzansi Super League

AB de Villiers, Kagiso Rabada and Faf du Plessis are among the stars set to feature in South Africa's new Mzansi Super League.

Published : Oct 15, 2018 20:57 IST

The view of Table Mountain at Newlands
The view of Table Mountain at Newlands

The view of Table Mountain at Newlands

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.

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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.

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