Mzansi Super League (MSL) T20 competition prizes were revealed with a R10 million pot of gold up for grabs when the tournament starts from 16 November with the final set for 16 December.
The six teams – Cape Town Blitz, Durban Heat, Jozi Stars, Nelson Mandela Bay Giants, Paarl Rocks and Tshwane Spartans – will battle it out for the R7 Million top prize for the inaugural tournament winners with the event runner’s up pocketing R2.5 Million.
There is R100, 000 for the MSL T20 Player of the Series with Man of the Match accolades across all matches earning R15, 000 each.
“This is a perfect incentive for the teams and the players ahead of the first MSL T20 edition and we are all looking forward to the first ball being bowled in 17 days’ time,” said Cricket South Africa chief executive, Thabang Moroe.
He concluded: “We will also reveal different venue activations closer to the tournament where we also want to make the MSL T20 experience even more epic for the spectators coming through to see some of the world leading stars like AB de Villiers, Chris Gayle and Kagiso Rabada in action.”
The opening clash will see Cape Town Blitz host Tshwane Spartans at Newlands in a day/night fixture.
Numbers, lovely numbers.
The first day was tight. The second was not.
Rabada is certainly a slow learner, but this seems very daft.
England have the edge. Just about. Maybe.
Day one in PE really was a great advert for five-day Test cricket.
Decent signing for Yorkshire.
Paul Stirling sets up a thrilling win for Ireland.
What nonsense have these two sides got in store for us today?