Johannesburg Super Kings announces first five signings for inaugural CSA T20 League

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Johannesburg Super Kings announces first five signings for inaugural CSA T20 League
Johannesburg Super Kings announces first five signings for inaugural CSA T20 League

Johannesburg Super Kings announces first five signings for inaugural CSA T20 League

Johannesburg Super Kings announced their first five signings for the inaugural season of Cricket South Africa (CSA) T20 League on Sunday.

The franchise is owned by Chennai Super Kings Sports Limited, the same company that owns the Chennai Super Kings Indian Premier League (IPL) team. The first five signees include current and former CSK talents Faf Du Plessis (South Africa), Moeen Ali (England), Maheesh Theekshana (Sri Lanka), West Indies spinner Romario Shepherd, and South African player Gerald Coetzee.

“Yelloading The Fab 5 set to enter the Bull Ring!,” said Johannesburg Super Kings in a tweet.

“Faf Du Plessis – South Africa Moeen Ali – England Maheesh Theekshana – Sri Lanka Romario Shepherd – Guyana Gerald Coetzee – South Africa,” added Johannesburg Super Kings in another tweet.

Cricket South Africa (CSA) and SuperSport TV announced earlier in April. That a t20 league with six privately owned franchises would formed and begin play in January 2023.

Former South African captain Graeme Smith named the commissioner of the country’s new T20 league in July. According to a statement from Cricket South Africa (CSA).

The 30 top players on the recently finalised CSA list may signed directly by one of the six organisations. They permitted a squad size of 17 players. At auctions slated for September 20 of this year, they will choose the last twelve participants.

Players now signed up for the 2023 season. And also beyond from a variety of nations that have showed interest in joining the League.