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The league will be held in January-February next year.
South African captain Temba Bavuma has gone unsold in his domestic T20 cricket league. They haven’t found a buyer. Apart from Bavuma, Dean Elgar has also remained unsold. There was an auction of players for the South Africa T20 League on Monday night. The league will start in January-February of 2023. The owners of these teams are the owners of IPL franchises.
Rising star Tristan Stubbs has been the most expensive seller in the late night auction. He was bought by Sunrisers Eastern Cap for 9.2 million rand ($540,000). The franchise added Marco Yansen to them for 61 million rand. While Pretoria Capitals included Riley Rossou in their team of 69 lakh rand. Lungi Ngidi was picked up by Pretoria Capitals for $3.4 million, while Tabrez Shamsi for $4.3 million.
who sold for how much
Tristan Stubbs: 9.2 million, Sunrisers
Riley Rossouw: 6.9 million, Capitals
Marco Johnson: 6.1 million, Sunrisers
Wayne Pernell: 5.6 million, Capitals
Donavan Ferreira: 5.5 million, Super Kings
Sisanda Megala: 5.4 million, Sunrisers
Heinrich Klaasen: 4.5 million, Super Giants
Reeza Hendrix: 4.5 million, Super Kings
Tabrez Shamsi: 4.3 million, Paarl Royals
Dwayne Pretorius: 4.1 million, Super Giants
(Amounts are in South African currency Rand.)
6 teams will participate in the league
Mumbai Indians Cape Town, Durban Super Giants, Johannesburg Super Kings, Paarl Royals, Pretoria Capitals, Sunrisers Eastern Cap will take part in the first season of the league.
Each team had a purse of 16 crores
A franchise can keep up to 17 players with them. In which there should be 10 South African players and 7 foreign players. One team had a purse of 16 crores.
Graeme Smith will be the commissioner of this league
Former South Africa captain Graeme Smith will be the commissioner of this league. This is the first time a cricketer will lead a T20 franchise league. The idea of starting this league is of Sundar Raman, former Chief Operating Officer of IPL.