SA20, the newest franchise T20 league on the block, will kickstart in Cape Town on Tuesday (January 10). The 33-match six-team competition is part of a star-studded line-up that has Quinton de Kock, Faf Du Plessis, David Miller, Rashid Khan, Wayne Parnell and Adam Markram named as captains.
The tournament will begin with MI Cape Town led by Rashid taking on David’s Paarl Royals.
The matches of the SA20 league will begin at 9pm IST. On double-header days, the first game will have a 5 pm start, followed by the second contest at 9 pm. All the matches will be telecasted on Sports18, while Jio Cinema has the official rights for live streaming in India.
The SA20 has also been made available to watch in several other countries by the ICC on icc.tv.
Commentary and expert panel for the SA20 tournament:
Former international cricketers like Suresh Raina, AB de Villiers, Kevin Pietersen and Darren Sammy will headline the panel.
Here’s the complete list:
- Hindi – Suresh Raina, Aakash Chopra, RP Singh, Pragyan Ojha and Owais Shah.
- English – AB de Villiers, Mark Boucher, Ashwell Prince, Shaun Pollock, Herschelle Gibbs, Chris Morris, Vernon Philander, Mark Nicholas, Kevin Pietersen, Darren Gough, Kass Naidoo, Urooj Mumtaz, Pommie Mbangwa, Mike Haysman and Darren Sammy
- Tamil – Abhinav Mukund and Anirudha Srikkanth
- Telugu – Venkatapathy Raju, Akshath Reddy, Sandeep Bavanaka and R.J. Hemanth