The inaugural edition of SA20, the South African T20 franchise league, is set to begin on Tuesday, January 10. The tournament will comprise 33 matches, contested between six teams - all owned by IPL (Indian Premier League) franchises. Each squad consists of 18 players, out of which a maximum of eight can be from overseas. Teams were also allowed to sign one wildcard player each to bolster their squad.
Here are the full squads ahead of the first season of SA20:
JOBURG SUPER KINGS
Batters: Faf du Plessis (captain), Harry Brook (ENG), Leus du Plooy (ENG), Reeza Hendricks, Janneman Malan.
Wicketkeepers: Donavon Ferreira, Kyle Verreynne.
All-rounders: George Garton (ENG), Nandre Burger, Lewis Gregory (ENG), Romario Shepherd (WI).
Bowlers: Lizaad Williams, Maheesh Theekshana (SL), Malusi Siboto, Caleb Seleka, Aaron Phangiso (wildcard), Gerald Coetzee, Alzarri Joseph (WI).
Coaches: Stephen Fleming (head coach), Albie Morkel, Eric Simons, Wandile Gwavu.
SUNRISERS EASTERN CAPE
Batters: Marques Ackerman, Aiden Markram (captain), Sarel Erwee, Jordan Hermann (wildcard).
Wicketkeepers: Tristan Stubbs, Adam Rossington (ENG), Jordan Cox (ENG).
All-rounders: Tom Abell (ENG), James Fuller (ENG), Ayabulela Gqamane, Marco Jansen, Roelof van der Merwe (NED), JJ Smuts.
Bowlers: Ottneil Baartman, Sisanda Magala, Junaid Dawood, Mason Crane (ENG), Brydon Carse (ENG).
Coaches: Adrian Birrell (head coach), Baakier Abrahams, Dale Steyn.
Batters: David Miller (captain), Eoin Morgan (ENG), Jason Roy (ENG), Mitchell van Buuren, Wihan Lubbe.
Wicketkeepers: Jos Buttler (ENG), Dane Vilas.
All-rounders: Ferisco Adams, Corbin Bosch, Codi Yusuf, Evan Jones, Andile Phehlukwayo (wildcard).
Bowlers: Bjorn Fortuin, Imran Manack, Obed McCoy (WI), Lungi Ngidi, Tabraiz Shamsi, Ramon Simmonds (WI).
DURBAN SUPER GIANTS
Batters: Matthew Breetzke, Christiaan Jonker.
Wicketkeepers: Quinton de Kock (captain), Heinrich Klaasen, Johnson Charles (WI).
All-rounders: Akila Dananjaya (SL) (wildcard), Jason Holder (WI), Kyle Mayers (WI), Wiaan Mulder, Keemo Paul (WI), Dwaine Pretorius, Prenelan Subrayen.
Bowlers: Reece Topley (ENG), Dilshan Madushanka (SL), Junior Dala, Kyle Abbott, Simon Harmer, Keshav Maharaj.
Coaches: Lance Klusener (head coach), Morne Morkel, Jonty Rhodes.
MI CAPE TOWN
Batters: Wesley Marshall, Delano Potgieter, Rassie van der Dussen.
Wicketkeepers: Grant Roelofsen, Ryan Rickelton.
All-rounders: Dewald Brevis, Sam Curran (ENG), George Linde, Liam Livingstone (ENG), Rashid Khan (AFG) (captain), Odean Smith (WI).
Bowlers: Ziyaad Abrahams, Jofra Archer (ENG) (wildcard), Beuran Hendricks, Duan Jansen, Kagiso Rabada, Olly Stone (ENG), Waqar Salamkheil (AFG).
Coaches: Simon Katich (head coach), Hashim Amla, James Pamment.
Batters: Theunis de Bruyn, Cameron Delport, Will Jacks (ENG), Rilee Rossouw, Shane Dadswell, Marco Marais.
Wicketkeepers: Phil Salt (ENG), Kusal Mendis (SL).
All-rounders: Senuran Muthusamy (wildcard), James Neesham (NZ), Shaun von Berg.
Bowlers: Adil Rashid (ENG), Wayne Parnell (captain), Migael Pretorius, Anrich Nortje, Josh Little (IRE), Daryn Dupavillon, Eathan Bosch.
Coaches: Graham Ford (head coach), Dale Benkenstein, Jacques Kallis.
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