T20 Global League

SA cricketers 'disappointed' over T20 GL

2017-10-10 21:46
Faf du Plessis and Crystal Arnold (Getty)

Cape Town - Several players have expressed their shock and disappointment over the postponement of South Africa's T20 Global League.

Cricket South Africa (CSA) confirmed on Tuesday that the inaugural tournament has been postponed to November 2018.

READ: KP: T20 GL delay spells 'disaster' for SA sport

The league was planned as South Africa's answer to the Indian Premier League and Australia's Big Bash League, and was due to start on November 3.

However, two weeks ago former chief executive Haroon Lorgat and CSA parted ways with Lorgat considered the mastermind behind the T20 Global League product.

The South African Cricketers' Association (SACA) expressed their "concern and disappointment" over the decision and called for a review into the reasons for the postponement.

SACA have also called for recompense for affected players, as it was not immediately clear how the postponement would affect the players' contracts.

After the announcement, Proteas skipper Faf du Plessis was one of several cricketers expressing their disappointment and surprise in the delay of the hyped about T20 league.

Here is how they reacted:

 

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