South Africa

Cricket South Africa’s members’ council has voted unanimously to launch a T20 league this year. The tournament, which will replace 2017’s postponed T20 Global League, will include six teams, consist of a 30-match league phase, two semi-finals and a final, and will be played from November 9 to December 16. There are no further details
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The Pakistan Super League will see another marquee name join the T20 competition, with AB de Villiers set to play next year. The announcement, which the PSL’s official social media pages had been hinting at for a few days, was today officially confirmed after the league’s Twitter page said “the GOAT from South Africa is
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Only one of Cricket South Africa’s three domestic sponsors remain in place ahead of the 2018-19 season, in which there could be no corporate backing for either the franchise first-class competition or the 20-over tournament. Only the 50-over format continues to be sponsored, by the financial services company Momentum. Sunfoil, the sponsors of Test cricket
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Pay-television network SuperSport have pulled out of their equity partnership with Cricket South Africa for a new twenty-over league, leaving the organisation without an outside shareholder for the tournament. In a statement released on Tuesday night, SuperSport claimed the discussions for an agreement terminated on July 23, more than four weeks before their announcement, but
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Cricket South Africa has run into more trouble in their efforts to get a T20 league up and running. The country’s minster for spots, Tokozile Xasa, has been asked to consider issuing a moratorium on the board, preventing them from making any announcements regarding the tournament until they appear before the parliamentary committee for sports
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The Quadrangular series between the A teams of India, Australia and South Africa has been shifted out of Vijayawada due to incessant rains. The change was confirmed by an Andhra Cricket Association official soon after four games were washed out without a ball bowled. ESPNcricinfo understands Bengaluru will now host the rescheduled tournament with the
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South Africa are certain about two-thirds of their 2019 World Cup squad after their series win in Sri Lanka, according to coach Ottis Gibson, who hopes to have his tournament template ready by the home summer. The main questions appear to be in the bowling department, where South Africa seem spoilt for choice having rested
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Quinton de Kock has withdrawn from his proposed stint with Nottinghamshire at the request of Cricket South Africa. De Kock had been scheduled to appear in four Specsavers County Championship matches at the end of the season. His withdrawal leaves Nottinghamshire’s director of cricket Mick Newell on the hunt for a replacement for a county
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