SA20 League: Joburg Super Kings reveal team logo for upcoming SA T20 League
The Joburg Super Kings, a franchise in the domestic SA20 T20 league, unveiled their logo on Thursday.
The franchise is owned by Chennai Super Kings Sports Limited, the owners of the Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Chennai Super Kings. “Everywhere we go! Say Yellove to the Joburg Super Kings! @faf1307 #WhistlesForJoburg,” tweeted the account of the franchise.
The lion and crown, which have come to be a major part of the franchise’s cricketing tradition over the years, are featured in the logo, which is similar to the CSK logo.
On Wednesday, Cricket South Africa (CSA) revealed “SA20” as the new name for their domestic T20I league.
The SA20 identity founded on vibrant, bold, and energetic iconography, all the dynamic elements synonymous with T20 cricket. The XX – roman numerals for the number 20-represent T20 cricket’s dynamic wagon wheel, a key indicator of runs scored, and bring to life the flair and thrill expected in the competition. The striking colours of cyan, navy and green symbolic to the world of cricket – day, night and the 22 yards.
The first five signees previously announced as current and former CSK stars Faf Du Plessis (South Africa), Moeen Ali (England), and Maheesh Theekshana (Sri Lanka), West Indies spinner Romario Shepherd, and also South African player Gerald Coetzee.
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.
Moreover, 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 player auction, which takes place on September 19, will be the SA20’s following significant milestone. With a strong showing of interest from players around the world as well as from established. And emerging South African talent, the player registrations ended on Sunday evening.
The 30 marquee players on the recently finalised CSA list may signed directly by one of the six organisations. They permitted a squad size of 17 players. Auctions will used to choose the remaining twelve players.