The first season of the SA T20 Global League is officially announced and will be airing live from November 2017. While 8 teams are going to participate in the league this season. Earlier this month the tournament official revealed all the 8 team owners who have acquired the team. CSA President, Chris Nenzani said ” It was a tough competition for selecting the owners. As we received more than 150 Expressions of Interest (EOI) and shortlisted heavy hitters. Cape Town Knight Riders are one of the 8 team from the competition and entire Cape Town Knight Riders 2017 Squad is below. Catch the Live Telecast of each and every match of the tournament here.
Superstar Shah Rukh Khan and the co-owners of Kolkata Knight Riders have acquired a new team which is Cape Town Knight Riders. For your information, they also own a team from Caribbean Premier League, the Tribango Knight Riders. “South Africa is a beautiful country with beautiful people and I really look forward to being part of the exciting new journey and building something special together. We are particularly thrilled to make Cape Town and Newlands our new home away from home,” Shah Rukh said.
Cape Town Knight Riders 2017 Squad
Till now only the information about the teams and their owners along with some marquee players is out. But as per reports, they will be revealing the tournament schedule and squad soon. Therefore the schedule and squad will be available here immediately. So stay with us and bookmark this page to remain up to date with the tournament important details.
Owner: Shah Rukh Khan
Home ground: Newlands
Coach: Jacques Kallis
Marquee South African: JP Duminy
Marquee international: Chris Gayle (WI)
Squad: Dale Steyn, Adil Rashid (ENG), Tom Curran (ENG), Rassie van der Dussen, James Vince (ENG), Dwaine Pretorius. Jason Smith, Rudi Second, Rory Kleinveldt, Malusi Siboto, Dinesh Ramdin (WI), Thomas Kaber, Senuran Muthusamy, Dayyaan Galiem, Pieter Malan, Aviwe Mgijima.
Schedule of the Cape Town Knight Riders
The New domestic T20 League is starting from November in the South Africa. The schedule has announced for the match so, please check back again for the Team schedule.
1st Match – 03 November 2017
Cape Town Knight Riders vs Pretoria Mavericks at Newlands, Cape Town
10:00 PM (IST)
5th Match – 05 November 2017
Bloem City Blazers vs Cape Town Knight Riders at Mangaung Oval, Bloemfontein
7th Match – 07 November 2017
Cape Town Knight Riders vs Benoni Zalmi at Newlands, Cape Town
11th Match – 10 November 2017
Joburg Giants vs Cape Town Knight Riders at The Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg
15th Match – 12 November 2017
Stellenbosch Monarchs vs Cape Town Knight Riders at Boland Park, Paarl
21st Match – 18 November 2017
Cape Town Knight Riders vs Nelson Mandela Bay Stars at Newlands, Cape Town
28th Match 23 November 2017
Cape Town Knight Riders vs Durban Qalandars at Newlands, Cape Town
32nd Match – 25 November 2017
Benoni Zalmi vs Cape Town Knight Riders at Willowmoore Park, Benoni
36th Match- Nov 28
Cape Town Knight Riders vs Bloem City Blazers at Newlands, Cape Town
39th Match – 30 November 2017
Durban Qalandars vs Cape Town Knight Riders at Kingsmead, Durban
46th Match – 06 December 2017
Cape Town Knight Riders vs Stellenbosch Monarchs at Newlands, Cape Town
49th Match – 08 December 2017
Cape Town Knight Riders vs Joburg Giants at Newlands, Cape Town
52nd Match – 10 December 2017
Pretoria Mavericks vs Cape Town Knight Riders at SuperSport Park, Centurion
55th Match – 12 December 2017
Nelson Mandela Bay Stars vs Cape Town Knight Riders at St George’s Park, Port Elizabeth