MI Cape Town Squad: Reliance Jio – the owner of IPL T20 Mumbai Indias‘ team named their SA20 League team name as MI Cape Town. The players will join the One Family team and will adorn the iconic blue and gold colors that the fans have come to recognize from the MI franchise.
As per the league’s rules, each of the six franchises will get to pre-sign five players – three overseas, one South African international player and one uncapped South African player – prior to the auction, and MI Cape Town are the first team to announce their list of players.
MI Cape Town Squad
|S. No.||Player Name||Nationality|
|2||Dewald Brevis (Uncapped)||
|6||Rassie van Der Dussen||
|12||Ziyaad Abrahams||South Africa|
|13||Wesley Marshall||South Africa|
|15||Grant Roelofsen||South Africa|
|16||Oden Smith||West Indies|
Mr. Akash Ambani, Chairman of Reliance Jio, said, “I’m excited as we begin our journey in building “MI Cape Town”.
With our direct player signings, we have taken the first step towards building the MI philosophy having a strong core around which the team will be planned. I am glad to welcome Rashid, Kagiso, Liam, and Sam, to the #OneFamily and happy to have Dewald continue with us on this new journey.
We are certain that MI Cape Town, like the two other teams, will play the brand of cricket MI is synonymous with-playing fearless cricket, and the same will resonate with the passionate cricket fans of South Africa and across the world.”.
MI Cape Town Auction Players List
The players MI Cape Town purchased through SA20 League Auction 2022.
|S. No.||Player Name||Nationality||
Price (South African Rand)
|1||Rassie van Der Dussen||South Africa||R3.90 Million|
|2||Ryan Rickleton||South Africa||R1.00 Million|
|3||George Linde||South Africa||R3.90 Million|
|4||Beuran Hendricks||South Africa||R275,000|
|5||Duan Jansen||South Africa||R3.30 Million|
|6||Delano Potgieter||South Africa||R175,000|
|7||Ziyaad Abrahams||South Africa||R175,000|
|8||Wesley Marshall||South Africa||R175,000|
|10||Grant Roelofsen||South Africa||R175,000|
|11||Oden Smith||West Indies||R1.70 Million|
MI Cape Town Coach/Supporting Staffs:
MI Cape Town has appointed coaches for each role for SA20 League 2022. Mahela Jayawardena, Zaheer Khan had been the coaches of Mumbai Indians given a wide role. Jayawardena as Global Head Performance and Zaheer Khan as Global Head of cricket development.
|Head Coach||Simon Katich|
|Batting coach||Hashim Amla|
|Team Manager||Robin Peterson|