Diamond Fields Advertiser (Kimberley, South Africa) – The fourth edition of the Cricket South Africa (CSA) Africa T20 Cup kicks off today and will take place over two action-packed weekends of cricket, in four different cities, from September 14-16 and September 23-24, and the Northern Cape Cricket (NCC) squad travelled down to Paarl yesterday, to take their opponents in Group D.

Summary

  • The fourth edition of the Cricket South Africa (CSA) Africa T20 Cup kicks off today and will take place over two action-packed weekends of cricket, in four different cities, from September 14-16 and September 23-24, and the Northern Cape Cricket (NCC) squad travelled down to Paarl yesterday, to take their opponents in Group D.
  • They have been drawn into four pools of five, with the winners of each group advancing through to the semi-finals.
  • In a change from last year’s format, the T20 showpiece will take place over two weekends compared to the previous four, with defending champions KwaZulu-Natal Inland (Pietermaritzburg) along with Border (East London), South Western Districts (Oudtshoorn) and Boland (Paarl) hosting their respective groups during this weekend (September 14-16).
  • The hosts of the semi-finals and final weekend will be dependent on which host teams advance through their group phase as well as their hosting capabilities during the competition.
  • Groups:Pool A 
(Pietermaritzburg)KwaZulu-Natal InlandKwaZulu-Natal CoastalWestern ProvinceGhanaEasternsPool B 
(Oudtshoorn)South Western DistrictsZimbabweGautengNorthernsFree StatePool C 
(East London)BorderEastern ProvinceKenyaMpumalangaNamibiaPool D 
(Paarl)BolandNorth WestNorthern CapeLimpopoNigeriaNCC FixturesToday(9.

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