Cape Town - Cricket South Africa (CSA)
opened on Friday its register to receive applications from South African and foreign
players interested in participating in its '#T20 Global Destination
The inaugural edition of the League will run in the last quarter
of 2017 with the grand finale slated for December 16.
African player is one who is eligible to represent the South African national
team and is currently playing either franchise or semi-professional cricket in
and for South Africa.
player is defined as a player who is not qualified to play for the South Africa
He must be either a current or former international quality
player. In the case of the latter he must be a player with a current high
profile in the T20 format.
to our own superstars, we have already secured an enviable list of eight
marquee international players," commented CSA chief executive, Haroon Lorgat
course, eight marquee Protea players will be allocated to the franchises with
each being assigned, as far as possible, to geographical locations associated
with their careers.
The same number of foreign marquee players will also be
allocated to a franchise team in the first year. The rest of the players, which
must include two rookies per squad, will enter a player draft system.
is now right for us to register other players who would like to participate in
our League," said Lorgat.
be eight franchise teams participating in the T20 Global Destination League
and each will be allowed a maximum of four foreign defined players in their
in our new league has been simply amazing and we are confident of staging one
of the best T20 professional leagues in the world," concluded Lorgat.
application form is available on the CSA website and has also been sent to all
ICC Members as well as to the Federation of International Cricketers'
All applications to be considered for the draft should be
submitted by May 31 (17:00 CAT) to email@example.com.