Sportskeeda – Cricket South Africa announce new T20 league

News 08 Jun 2018, 21:46 IST June 8 (AFP) Cricket South Africa (CSA) announced today that it will stage a Twenty20 tournament later this year featuring the country’s top players and international stars.

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  • Cricket South Africa announce new T20 leagueNews 08 Jun 2018, 21:46 IST June 8 (AFP) Cricket South Africa (CSA) announced today that it will stage a Twenty20 tournament later this year featuring the country’s top players and international stars.
  • South African television company SuperSport will be partners in a deal which CSA acting chief executive Thabang Moroe said would be “the biggest in the history of South African domestic cricket”.
  • The Global League was to be a city-based franchise tournament, with foreign owners of seven of the eight teams.
  • The Global League cost CSA an estimated 180 million rand (about $13.7m, 11.7m euros), including compensation pay-outs to 144 players who had been signed.
  • If all South Africa’s leading players are to be available, the tournament will have to start in late November because South Africa will play three one-day internationals and a T20 international in Australia, ending on November 17Fetching more content.

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