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Star players all set to join the to new South Africa T-20 League

South Africa T-20 League, Six Sports

At least 30 star player have already sealed their spots in the South Africa T-20 League. They all receive a whooping amount of $500,000 (£400,000) as per reports.

However, 11 English big players are in the marquee list of the new SA T-20 league. The inaugural bell of this tournament will ring in the next year.

However, Espncricinfo says, English star players like Liam Livingstone and Jos Buttler will really earn big in the SA T-20 League. An estimated amount of $500,000 (£400,000) will reside in their pocket for participation. Nonetheless, all rounder Moeen Ali is not too behind too. He is going to bag a lump of $400,000 (£320,000).

Moreover, England’s ex Former England white-ball captain Eoin Morgan will receive $300,000 (£245,000) for signing up in the upcoming SA T-20 League. Furthermore, Sam Curran, and Jason Roy are set to receive $275,000 (£225,000) each. However, left-arm seamers Tymal Mills and Reece Topley will respectively earn $225,000 (£180,000) and $175,000 (£140,000).

Fringe players Phil Salt and Harry Brook will receive respectively $140,000 (£115,000) and $125,000 (£100,000). However, Surrey star player Will Jacks will be the sole player in the uncapped list to earn $100,000 (£80,000) in SA T-20 League.

10 Sri Lankan stars players also got their names in the list. It includes Niroshan Dickwella and Dushmantha Chameera. However, West Indian icons like Jason Holder and Ireland international player Harry Tector are also in the list of SA T-20 League.

Young talents will get to rub shoulders with some experienced and talented overseas players: Grame Smith on South Africa T-20 League

The league’s commissioner is Graeme Smith who had also served South African cricket as a captain. However Smith believes, introduction of the league will strengthen SA’s domestic culture. The addition of the international stars will put “an exciting and entertaining cricketing showpiece”.

Regarding the SA T-20 League, Smith said

“This is an important milestone for the League. Having world-class South African players playing with some of best cricketers around the world makes for some outstanding cricket.

Smith further added,

“I’m mostly excited for the young and upcoming talent in our cricket pipeline. They will get to rub shoulders with some experienced and talented players which will no doubt inspire and help them to raise their own game.

He also said,

“The League’s priority is to help strengthen our domestic cricket structures while putting on an exciting and entertaining cricketing showpiece. We’re looking forward to seeing how the teams match up and how the franchises will build their squads.”

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